A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization [Audiobook] download free by John Perlin

A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization Audiobook download free by John Perlin
  • Listen audiobook: A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization
  • Author: John Perlin
  • Release date: 2005/10/28
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780881506761
  • Rating: 7.51 of 10
  • Votes: 97
  • Review by: Elaina Ragan
  • Review rating: 8.21 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/7
  • Duration: 5H51M11S in 256 kbps (92.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MOD, MP3, MPC, WAV, MPEG4, TTA, WMA, FLAC (compression LZ, RAR, AZW3, CBZ, CHM, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 464
  • Includes a PDF summary of 44 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 34M6S (8.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Until the ascendancy of fossil fuels, wood has been the principal fuel and building material from the dawn of civilization. Its abundance or scarcity greatly shaped, as A Forest Journey ably relates, the culture, demographics, economy, internal and external politics, and technology of successive societies over the millennia. The book's comprehensive coverage of the major role forests have played in human life-told with grace, fluency, imagination, and humor-gained it recognition as a Harvard Classic in Science and World History and as one of Harvard's 'One-Hundred Great Books.' Others receiving the honor include such luminaries as Stephen Jay Gould and E. O. Wilson. This new paperback edition will add a prologue and an epilogue to reflect the current situation in which forests have become imperative for humanity's survival.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Conservation Of The Environment, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 34.75 USD
  • Dimensions: 155x229x33mm
  • Weight: 770g
  • Printed by: Countryman Press Inc.
  • Published in: Woodstock, United States

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