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Main Title The world without us /
Author Weisman, Alan.
Publisher Picador/Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 191924881
ISBN 9780312427900; 0312427905; 9780739490440; 0739490443
Subjects Nature--Effect of human beings on. ; Material culture. ; Human-plant relationships. ; Human-animal relationships. ; Mensch ; Zukunft ; Human influence on nature. ; Erde.--(DE-588c)4015139-6
Additional Subjects Erde
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ENAM  GF75.W455 2008 Region 7 IRC Library/Kansas City,KS 03/08/2018 DISPERSAL
Edition 1st Picador ed.
Collation x, 416 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Originally published: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007. Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-400) and index.
Contents Notes
Prelude : A monkey koan -- A lingering scent of Eden -- Unbuilding our home -- The city without us -- The world just before us -- The lost menagerie -- The African paradox -- What falls apart -- What lasts -- Polymers are forever -- The petro patch -- The world without farms -- The fate of ancient and modern wonders of the world -- The world without war -- Wings without us -- Hot legacy -- Our geologic record -- Where do we go from here? -- Art beyond us -- The sea cradle -- Coda : our earth, our souls. A study of what would happen to Earth if the human presence was removed examines our legacy for the planet, from the objects that would vanish without human intervention to those that would become long-lasting remnants of humankind.