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Lang Matl
Author Wells, Spencer, 1969-

Title Pandora's seed : the unforseen cost of civilization / Spencer Wells

Imprint New York : Random House, c2010


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  GF75    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  GF75    Available
Edition 1st ed
Description xvii, 230 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-220) and index
Summary Explains how the human race's transition from hunter-gatherers to farming enabled the modern world while setting the groundwork for over-population, religious fundamentalism, and pandemic disease
Subject Nature -- Effect of human beings on
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects
Civilization -- History
ISBN 1400062152