The Resource Human frontiers, environments, and disease : past patterns, uncertain futures, Tony McMichael

Human frontiers, environments, and disease : past patterns, uncertain futures, Tony McMichael

Label
Human frontiers, environments, and disease : past patterns, uncertain futures
Title
Human frontiers, environments, and disease
Title remainder
past patterns, uncertain futures
Statement of responsibility
Tony McMichael
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This compelling account charts the relentless trajectory of humankind across time and geography, and its changing survival patterns, from several million years ago when our ancient ancestors roamed the African Savannah to today's populous, industrialised, globalising world
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA441
LC item number
.M427 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Human frontiers, environments, and disease : past patterns, uncertain futures, Tony McMichael
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 366-401) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disease patterns in human biohistory -- Human biology: the Pleistocene inheritance -- Adapting to diversity: climate, food and infection -- Infectious disease: humans and microbes coevolving -- The Third Horseman: food, farming and famines -- The industrial era: the Fifth Horseman? -- Longer lives and lower birth rates -- Modern affluence: lands of milk and honey -- Cities, social environments and synapses -- Global environmental change: overstepping limits -- Health and disease: an ecological perspective -- Footprints to the future: treading less heavily
Control code
ocm51296922
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 413 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139106924
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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ebl202372
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35813581
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51296922
  • pebcs0511019378

Library Locations

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