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The Resource The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman

The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman

Label
The human age : the world shaped by us
Title
The human age
Title remainder
the world shaped by us
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ackerman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores how human beings have become the dominant force shaping Earth's future by subduing three-quarters of the planet's surface, tinkering with nature, and altering the climate
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ackerman, Diane
Dewey number
304.2
Index
index present
LC call number
GF13
LC item number
.A35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nature
  • Global environmental change
  • Environmental degradation
  • Human ecology
  • Civilization
  • Human beings
Label
The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcome to the Anthropocene. Apps for apes ; Wild heart, anthropocene mind ; Black marble ; Handmade landscapes ; A dialect of stone ; Monkeying with the weather ; Gaia in a temper ; Brainstorming from equator to ice ; Blue revolution -- In the house of stone and light. Asphalt jungles ; A green man in a green shade ; House plants? How pass<U+00d4>e ; Opportunity warms -- Is nature "natural" anymore? Is nature "natural" anymore? ; The slow-motion invaders ; "They had no choice" ; Paddling in the gene pool ; For love of a snail -- Nature, pixilated. An (un)natural future of the senses ; Weighing in the nanoscale ; Nature, pixilated ; The interspecies Internet ; Your passion flower is sexting you ; When robots weep, who will comfort them? ; Robots on a date ; Printing a rocking horse on Mars -- Our bodies, our nature. The (3D-printed) ear he lends me ; Cyborgs and chimeras ; DNA's secret doormen ; Meet my maker, the mad molecule ; Wild heart, anthropocene mind (revisited)
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780393240740
Lccn
bl2014032871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • sky260371501
  • (OCoLC)887450822
  • 878814
Label
The human age : the world shaped by us, Diane Ackerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Welcome to the Anthropocene. Apps for apes ; Wild heart, anthropocene mind ; Black marble ; Handmade landscapes ; A dialect of stone ; Monkeying with the weather ; Gaia in a temper ; Brainstorming from equator to ice ; Blue revolution -- In the house of stone and light. Asphalt jungles ; A green man in a green shade ; House plants? How pass<U+00d4>e ; Opportunity warms -- Is nature "natural" anymore? Is nature "natural" anymore? ; The slow-motion invaders ; "They had no choice" ; Paddling in the gene pool ; For love of a snail -- Nature, pixilated. An (un)natural future of the senses ; Weighing in the nanoscale ; Nature, pixilated ; The interspecies Internet ; Your passion flower is sexting you ; When robots weep, who will comfort them? ; Robots on a date ; Printing a rocking horse on Mars -- Our bodies, our nature. The (3D-printed) ear he lends me ; Cyborgs and chimeras ; DNA's secret doormen ; Meet my maker, the mad molecule ; Wild heart, anthropocene mind (revisited)
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780393240740
Lccn
bl2014032871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • sky260371501
  • (OCoLC)887450822
  • 878814

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