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World Without End: Environmental Disaster and the Collapse of Empires
by Ian Whyte
This book looks at environmental change from different periods of history to reveal its impact on societies and how they either coped successfully or failed to respond adequately to its demands. Examples discussed include the eruption of Santorini in Mycenaean Greece, the rise and fall of the Mayas, deforestation of the mediterranean in Roman times, the extinction of big g ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published May 15th 2008 by I. B. Tauris
(first published September 26th 2007)
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