A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization: The Story of Woods and Civilization

A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization: The Story of Woods and CivilizationA contemporary view of the effects of wood, as used for building and fuel, and of deforestation on the development of civilization.Until the ascendancy of fossil fuels, wood has been the principal fuel and building material from the dawn of civilization. Its abundance or scarcity greatly shaped, as A Forest Journey ably relates, the culture, demographics, economy, internal and external politics, and technology of successive societies over the mil…

A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization: The Story of Woods and Civilization by John Perlin (20-Sep-2005) Paperback

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A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization: The Story of Woods and Civilization by John Perlin (20-Sep-2005) PaperbackA contemporary view of the effects of wood, as used for building and fuel, and of deforestation on the development of civilization.Until the ascendancy of fossil fuels, wood has been the principal fuel and building material from the dawn of civilization. Its abundance or scarcity greatly shaped, as A Forest Journey ably relates, the culture, demographics, economy, internal and external politics, and technology of successive societies over the mil…

Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization: The Story of Woods and Civilization by John Perlin (2005-09-01)

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Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization: The Story of Woods and Civilization by John Perlin (2005-09-01)A contemporary view of the effects of wood, as used for building and fuel, and of deforestation on the development of civilization.Until the ascendancy of fossil fuels, wood has been the principal fuel and building material from the dawn of civilization. Its abundance or scarcity greatly shaped, as A Forest Journey ably relates, the culture, demographics, economy, internal and external politics, and technology of successive societies over the mil…

My Family and Other Animals

My Family and Other AnimalsA contemporary view of the effects of wood, as used for building and fuel, and of deforestation on the development of civilization.Until the ascendancy of fossil fuels, wood has been the principal fuel and building material from the dawn of civilization. Its abundance or scarcity greatly shaped, as A Forest Journey ably relates, the culture, demographics, economy, internal and external politics, and technology of successive societies over the mil…

My Family and Other Animals (The Corfu Trilogy)

My Family and Other Animals (The Corfu Trilogy)As a self-described “champion of small uglies,” Gerald Durrell (1925-1995) devoted his life to writing and the preservation of wildlife, from the Mauritius pink pigeon to the Rodriques fruit bat. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the Greek island of Corfu, but ended up as a delightful account of his family’s experiences that were, according to him, “rather like living in one of the more flamboyant and slap…

A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization by Perlin, John (2005) Paperback

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A Forest Journey: The Story of Wood and Civilization by Perlin, John (2005) PaperbackAs a self-described “champion of small uglies,” Gerald Durrell (1925-1995) devoted his life to writing and the preservation of wildlife, from the Mauritius pink pigeon to the Rodriques fruit bat. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the Greek island of Corfu, but ended up as a delightful account of his family’s experiences that were, according to him, “rather like living in one of the more flamboyant and slap…

My Family and Other Animals (The Corfu Trilogy)

My Family and Other Animals (The Corfu Trilogy)As a self-described “champion of small uglies,” Gerald Durrell (1925-1995) devoted his life to writing and the preservation of wildlife, from the Mauritius pink pigeon to the Rodriques fruit bat. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the Greek island of Corfu, but ended up as a delightful account of his family’s experiences that were, according to him, “rather like living in one of the more flamboyant and slap…

Whatever Happened to Margo?

Whatever Happened to Margo?As a self-described “champion of small uglies,” Gerald Durrell (1925-1995) devoted his life to writing and the preservation of wildlife, from the Mauritius pink pigeon to the Rodriques fruit bat. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the Greek island of Corfu, but ended up as a delightful account of his family’s experiences that were, according to him, “rather like living in one of the more flamboyant and slap…

Journey Through Thorns

Journey Through ThornsAs a self-described “champion of small uglies,” Gerald Durrell (1925-1995) devoted his life to writing and the preservation of wildlife, from the Mauritius pink pigeon to the Rodriques fruit bat. My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the Greek island of Corfu, but ended up as a delightful account of his family’s experiences that were, according to him, “rather like living in one of the more flamboyant and slap…