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THE LIMITS OF THE EARTH

Osborn, Fairfield

Editorial: Little, Brown, Boston, MA, 1953
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Stated First Edition. Text/New & bright. Green linen boards/Fine. DJ/Good; intact w/nips, chips & faint creasings to edges and closed tear to upper front edge of spine. Gift inscription to fEP. Leading conservationist and president of the New York Zoological Society Fairfield Osborn (1887-1969) considers the adequacy of natural resources against a world of expanding populations and challenges the theory that the earth is capable of supporting unlimited numbers of people. Written half-century ago, the issues are pertinent to today. 10 chapters: I, The Reaches of Time & Space: The Shadows of Coming Events; II, Great Britain & Europes: The Twilight of Empire. Where Shall Our People Go?; III, Australia, Canada & Argentina: Food-surplus Countries. Delusions & Realities; IV, The United States: What of the Land of "Endless Resources"?; V, Africa: To Whom Will It Belong?; VI, South Africa: A Land Dissolving in the Acids of Conflict; VII, The Amazon: Is Its Vastness Designed for Man?; VIII, Beyond Europe & East of Suez: Burdens of Today. A Hope for Tomorrow. IX, Horizons & Mirages. The Possibilities of Additional Resources. the Promise of Science?; and, X, The Hour of Decision: For Now, As We Look, We Can See the Limits of the Earth. Fine copy in a lesser dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 009414

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Título: THE LIMITS OF THE EARTH

Editorial: Little, Brown, Boston, MA

Año de publicación: 1953

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good

Edición: First Edition

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