Publisher description for An environmental history of the world : humankind's changing role in the community of life / J. Donald Hughes.

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This original work follows a chronological path through the history of mankind, in relationship to ecosystems around the world. Each chapter concentrates on a general period in human history; each also has three case studies which illustrate the significant patterns occurring at that time.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Human ecology -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- History.
Biotic communities -- History.