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By Jim Norwine

ISBN-10: 9400773528

ISBN-13: 9789400773523

ISBN-10: 9401777993

ISBN-13: 9789401777995

during this publication, a global staff of environmental and social scientists clarify strong present change-engines and the way their results, and our responses to them, will remodel Earth and humankind into the 22nd-century (c.2100).
This e-book starts through detailing the present country of information approximately those ongoing, accelerating and possibly world-transforming adjustments: weather switch, within the kind of international warming, and a profound rising shift of normative cultural towards the assumptions and values frequently linked to so-called postmodernity, equivalent to tolerance, range, self-referentiality, and dubiety changed with sure bet. subsequent, the individuals think, clarify and debate the main most probably consequent changes of human and normal ecologies and economies that would happen through the tip of the 21st-century.
In sixteen compellingly unique, provocative and readable chapters, an international after weather swap and Culture-Shift offers a distinctive imaginative and prescient of our present age as a “hinge” or axial century, one pushed via the main radical mixed switch of nature and tradition because the upward push of agriculture on the finish of the final Ice Age a few 10 millennia in the past. This ebook is extremely prompt to students and scholars of the environmental and social sciences, in addition to to all readers attracted to how alterations in nature and tradition will interact to reshape our international and ourselves.
"I can't examine a e-book extra geared to advancing the paintings and technology of geography." - Yi-Fu Tuan, J. okay. Wright and Vilas Professor Emeritus of Geography, collage of Wisconsin-Madison
"Outstanding," "unique," and "exceptional timeliness of subject and ambition ofvision". - Richard Marston, collage distinctive Professor, Kansas nation college; previous president, organization of yankee Geographers

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