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Never Again a World Without Us

Voices of Mayan Women in Chiapas, Mexico

by Teresa Ortiz

  • 367 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Epica Task Force .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Chiapas (Mexico),
  • Mexico,
  • Government relations,
  • History: World,
  • Chiapas,
  • Maya Indians,
  • Maya women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9872480M
    ISBN 100918346266
    ISBN 109780918346261

      “The imaginative power of The World Without Us is compulsive and nearly hypnotic--make sure you have time to be kidnapped into Alan Weisman's alternative world before you sit down with the book, because you won't soon return. This is a text that has a chance to change people, and so make a real difference for the planet.”Reviews: A penetrating, page-turning tour of a post-human Earth. In The World Without Us, Alan Weisman offers an utterly original approach to questions of humanity's impact on the planet: he asks us to envision our Earth, without us. In this far-reaching narrative, Weisman explains how our massive infrastructure would collapse and finally vanish without human presence; which everyday items may become /5().

    This groundbreaking book examines areas of the world that have been abandoned or never occupied by humans to see how they have fared without us and looks beyond to discover whether, and for how long, our largest cities, biggest achievements and most devastating mistakes will last after we are s:   World Without Us by Alan Weisman in EPUB, FB2, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws.

    The World Without Us has an arid, plain, what-if style and an air of relentless forebodingJanet Maslin, The New York Times In The World Without Us, this pleasantly morbid parlor game becomes a grandly entertaining (and refreshingly unscreechy) study of the ways we meddling humans have perturbed our planet and of how blithely the earth would /5(13). As some others have said, a lot of this book is not about the world without us, but the world with us. Still, I think some of that content is necessary in order to point out how we've changed the world in building our civilizations. In some ways, the world could go back to the way it was without us relatively quickly, and in others, we've left.


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The World Without Us If a virulent virus—or even the Rapture—depopulated Earth overnight, how long before all trace of humankind vanished. That's the provocative, and occasionally puckish, question posed by Weisman (An Echo in My Blood) in this imaginative hybrid of. Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice, a book by John Ashcroft Never Again: Ustashi Genocide in the Independent State of Croatia (NDH) froma book by Milan Bulajić "Never Again": A History of the Holocaust, a book by Martin Gilbert.

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Nicely textured account of what the Earth would look like if humans disappeared. Disaster movies have depicted the State of Liberty poking out from the ground and empty cities overgrown with trees and vines, but what would really happen if, for one reason or another, every single one of us vanished from the planet?Building on a Discover magazine article, Weisman (Journalism/Univ.

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What would a world without books evolve into. Maybe it would be like in George Orwell’s where people live in a repressive world. Or our world would be like in Aldous Huxley’s A brave new world where people are instantly contented with everything.

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