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The Ages of Gaia: A Biography of Our Living Earth (Commonwealth Fund Book Program)

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Lovelock presents the theory that the earth is a living organism and draws expertly from chemistry, biology, geology, paleontology, physics, and meteorology that life has evolved not just by adapting to its surroundings but by taking control of them and remaking them into an immense life-sustaining organism.

Book News Annotation:

A reprint of the Norton edition of 1988 on the history of the earth and man's abuse of the planet.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-244) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553348163
Subtitle:
A Biography of Our Living Earth
Foreword:
Thomas, Lewis
Author:
Lovelock, James
Author:
Thomas, Lewis
Publisher:
Bantam
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Life
Subject:
Life (biology)
Subject:
Biosphere
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Biology -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Science Reference-Philosophy of Science
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Bantam ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Commonwealth Fund Book Program
Series Volume:
v. 8
Publication Date:
19900301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.75 in 0.9063 lb

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