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Title The sixth extinction : an unnatural history / Elizabeth Kolbert.
Author Kolbert, Elizabeth.
BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-304) and index.
Summary Provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.

2 holds on first copy returned of 5 copies


Location Call # Status
 Castlewood Non-Fiction  576.84 KOLBERT  CLMS RETD
 Castlewood Non-Fiction  576.84 KOLBERT  DUE 05-12-18
 Castlewood Non-Fiction  576.84 KOLBERT  ON SHELF
 Koelbel Non-Fiction  576.84 KOLBERT  DUE 05-07-18
 Koelbel Non-Fiction  576.84 KOLBERT  ON SHELF
Publisher New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
Edition First edition.
Description 319 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
DESCRIPT text rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
volume rdacarrier.
Subject Mass extinctions.
Extinction (Biology)
Environmental disasters.
SCIENCE / Environmental Science.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution.
Pulitzer Prize Winners
ISBN 9780805092998