↑ Read any ⫷ Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations ➣ By David R Montgomery ⡃

↑ Read any ⫷ Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations  ➣ By David R Montgomery ⡃ ↑ Read any ⫷ Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations ➣ By David R Montgomery ⡃ Dirt, soil, call it what you want, it s everywhere we go It is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, our cities This fascinating yet disquieting book finds, however, that we are running out of dirt, and it s no laughing matter An engaging natural and cultural history of soil that sweeps from ancient civilizations to modern times, Dirt The Erosion of Civilizations explores the compelling idea that we are, and have long been, using up Earth s soil Once bare of protective vegetation and exposed to wind and rain, cultivated soils erode bit by bit, slowly enough to be ignored in a single lifetime but fast enough over centuries to limit the lifespan of civilizations A rich mix of history, archaeology and geology, Dirt traces the role of soil use and abuse in the history of Mesopotamia, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, China, European colonialism, Central America, and the American push westward We see how soil has shaped us and we have shaped soil as society after society has risen, prospered, and plowed through a natural endowment of fertile dirt David R Montgomery sees in the recent rise of organic and no till farming the hope for a new agricultural revolution that might help us avoid the fate of previous civilizations. 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    • Hardcover
    • Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations
    • David R Montgomery
    • English
    • 2017-05-14T21:16+03:00