The Sixth Extinction
An Unnatural HistoryBook - 2014
Provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 576.84 KOLBERT
Characteristics: 319 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
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There have been five extinction events. Kolbert explores how humans may be the sixth.
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