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Global Environmental History
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Preface; Prologue - Mustering the Marks; Chapter 1 - Resonances; Chapter 2 - The Gatherer-hunters and their World; Chapter 3 - Pre-industrial Agriculture; Chapter 4 - An industrious world; Chapter 5 - A Post-industrial Era?; Chapter 6 - Emerging themes; Further Reading; Glossary

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I. G. Simmons retired in 2001 from his position as Emeritus Professor of Geography at the University of Durham. He has written many books and worked on the earliest environmental manipulations of uplands in the Holocene and on the wider field of human impact on the natural environment in both its scientific and humanistic dimensions. His publications include An Environmental History of Great Britain (2001) and The Moorlands of England and Wales (2003). He is a Chartered Geographer; a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and of the British Academy; and a Victoria medallist of the Royal Geographical Society.

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In this savvy and concise book, Ian Simmons introduces his readers to Global Environmental History across the past 12,000 years... The design also enables Global Environmental History to be used an an engaging textbook for environmental history courses with students from any background, since neither a science or humanities training is assumed. -- Libby Robin, Australian National University Canberra Environment and History In this savvy and concise book, Ian Simmons introduces his readers to Global Environmental History across the past 12,000 years... The design also enables Global Environmental History to be used an an engaging textbook for environmental history courses with students from any background, since neither a science or humanities training is assumed.

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