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Something New Under the Sun An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World (Global Century Series) by J. R. McNeill

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL7453810M
ISBN 100393321835
ISBN 109780393321838

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The best of Something New Under the Sun is based solidly on first-person interviews. The section on Project Moonwatch is a fascinating glimpse into the consciousness of the time regarding satellites and space by: Something New Under the Sun An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World By J. R. McNEILL Societies that did not domesticate large animals labored at a disadvantage. New crops, wheels, and horse collars improved the energy efficiency of societies over subsequent millennia, but even at the outset of the Industrial Revolution in. Extensively footnoted and balanced in its claims, John McNeill’s Something New Under the Sun is an engaging and worthwhile study of the environmental history of the twentieth century. It covers atmospheric, hydrospheric, and biospheric concerns - focusing on those human actions and technologies that have had the greatest impact on the world 4/5(2). Search Results for "something-new-under-the-sun" Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World (The Global Century Series) J. R. McNeill — Science.

Something New Under the Sun by L.A. Witt led this reviewer on a journey of intrigue and convictions. Liam Lansing is a bio-modified vampire living in the Gutter, ex-assassin and trying to survive. Daniel Harding, the once heir to Cybernetix is also in the Gutter, and still attempting to live by the principles he holds near and dear to his heart/5. there is nothing new under the sun. 10 Is there anything of which one can say, “Look! This is something new”? It was here already, long ago; it was here before our time. 11 No one remembers the former generations, and even those yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.   Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth Century John McNeill Allen Lane, £20, pp Buy it at BOL. According to Author: Chris Lavers. Something New Under the Sun combines the comprehensiveness of a textbook with historical analysis and brief accounts of some key events in twentieth century environmental history.

  He wasn't afraid to ask the hard questions or to admit when there were no easy Something New Under the Sun, Pastor Ray Pritchard walks readers through Ecclesiastes, a book written by King Solomon from an earthly perspective. Solomon examines those things available to us in this life and invites us on a search for ultimate : Ray Pritchard. "Refreshingly unpolemical and at times even witty, McNeill's book brims with carefully sifted statistics and brilliant details."—Washington Post Book World The history of the twentieth century is most often told through its world wars, the rise and fall of communism, or its economic upheavals. In his startling new book, J. R. McNeill gives us our first general account of what may prove to be /5(4). Something New Under the Sun的书评 (全部 16 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 danyboy 中信出版社版/10(22). John Robert McNeill (born ) is an American environmental historian, author, and professor at Georgetown is best known for "pioneering the study of environmental history". In he published Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World, which argues that human activity during the 20th century led to environmental damage on an Alma mater: Swarthmore College, Duke University.