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The vulnerable planet : a short economic history of the environment /

"With impressive historical and economic detail ranging from the industrial Revolution to modern imperialism, The Vulnerable Planet explores the reasons why a global economic system geared toward private profit has spelled vulnerability for the earth's fragile natural environment." &q...

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Main Author: Foster, John Bellamy, (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR books.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Monthly Review Press, [1999]
Edition:New edition.
Series:Cornerstone books (New York, N.Y.)
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • The ecological crisis
  • Ecological conditions before the Industrial Revolution
  • The environment at the time of the Industrial Revolution
  • Expansion and conservation
  • Imperialism and ecology
  • The vulnerable planet
  • The socialization of nature.