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Pandora"s seed

Spencer Wells

Pandora"s seed

the unforseen costs of civilization

by Spencer Wells

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on,
  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects,
  • Civilization -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Spencer Wells.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF75 .W46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23861324M
    ISBN 109781400062157
    LC Control Number2009040010

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August by Ian Welsh. There have been a number of technological revolutions during humanity’s existence. Perhaps the most important was the stone age tool revolution, really, but that’s not one we tend to focus on, it being so far in the past.

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There are broad family similarities to Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel, but Pandora's Seed is both more tightly written and broader in scope.

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