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Product Description: Since 1750, the world has become ever more connected, with processes of production and destruction no longer limited by land- or water-based modes of transport and communication. Volume 7 of The Cambridge World History, divided into two books, offers a variety of angles of vision on the increasingly interconnected history of humankind...read more
By J. R. McNeill (editor) and Kenneth Pomeranz (editor)

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9781107000209 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2015, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: Since 1750, the world has become ever more connected, with processes of production and destruction no longer limited by land- or water-based modes of transport and communication.

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Product Description: Presented here is the final and most coherent section of a sweeping classic work in environmental history, The Unending Frontier. The World Hunt focuses on the commercial hunting of wildlife and its profound global impact on the environment and the early modern world economy...read more
By J. R. McNeill (introduced by) and John F. Richards

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9780520282537 | Abridged edition (Univ of California Pr, May 10, 2014), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Presented here is the final and most coherent section of a sweeping classic work in environmental history, The Unending Frontier.

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Product Description: As Martin E. Marty explains in the introduction to Religion and Belief Systems in World History, a Berkshire Essential, human response to (or faith in) some supernatural or suprahuman force has given spiritual sustenance to individuals and communities for far longer than the earliest existing sacred texts would indicate...read more
By Jerry H. Bentley (editor), David Christian (editor), Ralph C. Croizier (editor), J. R. McNeill (editor) and William H. McNeill (editor)

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9781933782935 | Berkshire Pub Group, April 30, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: As Martin E.

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Product Description: Environmental articles from the Berkshire encyclopedia of world history, 2nd ed.

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9781933782966 | Berkshire Pub Group, March 30, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Environmental articles from the Berkshire encyclopedia of world history, 2nd ed.

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Product Description: Art in World History, a Berkshire Essential, put readers in touch with art from the Paleolithic period and the millennium-long heyday of porcelain, to performance art of the postmodernist world. They explore fundamental questions about the origins of art making and the case for including visual studies in world history...read more
By Jerry H. Bentley (editor), David Christian (editor), Ralph C. Croizier (editor), J. R. McNeill (editor) and William H. McNeill (editor)

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9781933782911 | Berkshire Pub Group, September 30, 2011, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: Art in World History, a Berkshire Essential, put readers in touch with art from the Paleolithic period and the millennium-long heyday of porcelain, to performance art of the postmodernist world.

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Product Description: Big History places the history of humanity and the Earth in the largest of contexts--that of the universe. The interdisciplinary approach taken in Big History draws from diverse fields including archaeology, paleoanthropology, astronomy, and biology and raises new questions about the future of our species and its relationship to the biosphere...read more

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9781933782928 | Berkshire Pub Group, September 30, 2011, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Big History places the history of humanity and the Earth in the largest of contexts--that of the universe.

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Product Description: Africa stretches across more than 11 million square miles, from the Sahara and Sahel in the north to the mineral-resource-rich south, the endangered rainforests of the west, and the Serengeti savannas of the east. Fossils from Ethiopia tell us that the human species originated in Africa, and scholars have different theories about the journey out of Africa made by Homo sapiens some 60,000 years ago...read more
By Jerry H. Bentley (editor), David Christian (editor), Ralph C. Croizier (editor), J. R. McNeill (editor) and William H. McNeill (editor)

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9780977015993 | Berkshire Pub Group, July 30, 2011, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Africa stretches across more than 11 million square miles, from the Sahara and Sahel in the north to the mineral-resource-rich south, the endangered rainforests of the west, and the Serengeti savannas of the east.

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Product Description: This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean - the landscapes lying between Surinam and the Chesapeake - in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries...read more

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9780521459105 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2010), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean - the landscapes lying between Surinam and the Chesapeake - in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries.

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Product Description: This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean - the landscapes lying between Surinam and the Chesapeake - in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries...read more

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9780521452861, titled "Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620-1914" | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2010), cover price $109.99 | About this edition: This book explores the links among ecology, disease, and international politics in the context of the Greater Caribbean - the landscapes lying between Surinam and the Chesapeake - in the seventeenth through early twentieth centuries.

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Product Description: This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time. Alf Hornborg, J. R. McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier have brought together a group of the prominent social scientists, historians, and geographical scientists to provide a historical overview of the ecological dimension of global economic processes...read more

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9780759110274 | Altamira Pr, January 30, 2007, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time.

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9780759110281 | Altamira Pr, January 30, 2007, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time.

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Product Description: Presenting an environmental history of soils, this resource explores the enormous variety of ways people have worked with, thought about, damaged, and restored soils. Examining the complex interrelations between societies in varied parts of the world and the soils they rely on, full discussions are given to unique topics such as a history of soil in Mesoamerica and the Caribbean, original research findings from Easter Island, investigations on nutrient characteristics in pre-modern Europe, and a review of indigenous soil knowledge in Africa...read more
By J. R. McNeill (editor) and Verena Winiwarter (editor)

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9781874267522 | White Horse Pr, September 28, 2006, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Presenting an environmental history of soils, this resource explores the enormous variety of ways people have worked with, thought about, damaged, and restored soils.

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