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Author Pretty, Jules N., author.

Title The edge of extinction : travels with enduring people in vanishing lands / Jules Pretty.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, a division of Cornell University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  304.2 PRETTY    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-218).
Contents Sea-coast: Ngai Tahu, Aotearoa (New Zealand) -- Mountain: Huangshan, China -- Desert: Murujuga (Burrup), Australia -- Steppe: Tyva, Russia -- Snow: Karelia, Finland -- Swamp: Okavango, Botswana -- Marsh-farm: East Anglia, England -- Coast: Antrim Glens, Northern Ireland -- Snow: Nitassinan, Labrador, Canada -- Farm-city: Amish counry, Ohio, USA -- Swamp: Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana, USA -- Desert: Timbisha (Death Valley), California, USA -- Coda: dreaming of the day after.
Subject Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- Moral and ethical aspects.
ISBN 9780801453304 (cloth: alkaline paper)
0801453305 (cloth: alkaline paper)
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