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An environmental history of ancient Greece and Rome / Lukas Thommen ; translated by Philip Hill.

Author/Creator:
Thommen, Lukas.
Standardized title:
Umweltgeschichte der Antike. English
Edition:
Rev. English ed.
Publication:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 186 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Human ecology -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Human ecology -- Rome -- History.
Greece -- History -- 146 B.C.-323 A.D.
Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D.
Greece -- Environmental conditions.
Rome -- Environmental conditions.
Summary:
Lively and accessible account of the relationship between man and nature in Graeco-Roman antiquity.
Contents:
Part I. Greece.
The geographic space
People and nature
Agriculture
Forests and timber
Gardens
Animals
Food
Fire and water
Earthquakes and volcanoes
Mining. Part II. Rome.
The geographic space
People and nature
Agriculture
Forests and timber
Gardens
Animals
Food
Fire and water
Earthquakes and volcanoes
Mining
Urban problems and rural villa construction
The environment in Roman Britain
Conclusion.
Notes:
"Originally published in German by Verlag C.H. Beck ... München, 2009, as Umweltgeschichte der Antike"--T.p. verso.
Based on Umweltgeschichte der Antike, somewhat expanded and with chapter 22, The environment in Roman Britain, added.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John W. Faires Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
John W. Faires Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
0521174651
9781107002166 (hbk.)
1107002168 (hbk.)
9780521174657 (pbk.)
Publisher no.:
99952208953
Web link:
The John W. Faires Memorial Fund Home Page
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