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The Great Acceleration

An Environmental History of the Anthropocene since 1945

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674545038

Publication Date: 04/04/2016

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288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

12 halftones, 2 maps, 1 graph, 6 tables

Belknap Press

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Energy and Population
  • 2. Climate and Biological Diversity
  • 3. Cities and the Economy
  • 4. Cold War and Environmental Culture
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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