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The future eaters

an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people

by Tim F. Flannery

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Published by G. Braziller in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australasia,
  • Australasia.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Australasia.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Australasia -- History.,
    • Extinction (Biology) -- Australasia.,
    • Australasia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 412-417) and index.

      StatementTimothy Fridtjof Flannery.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH197 .F565 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination423 p. :
      Number of Pages423
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL788463M
      ISBN 100807614033
      LC Control Number95020826

      The Future Eaters. by. Tim Flannery. You can find this item in: Our range includes millions of books, CDs, DVDs, audio books, gifts, stationery, games, eBooks and eReaders with fast delivery Australia wide and FREE standard delivery on orders $60 and over. The downside of the book, inevitably, is that it's 25 years old. This doesn't invalidate the text, but it has an impact on the usefulness of the first two-thirds of the book. The first section, dealing in pre-human evolution in Australia and surrounds, is chock-full of discoveries just being made, or /5(4).

      He has written several popular books including the best-selling environmental anthology of Australasia, The Future Eaters, his most recent book, Throwim Way Leg, describing his adventures in Papua. The future eaters by Tim F. Flannery. Publication date Topics Natural history -- Australasia., Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Australasia -- History., Extinction (Biology) -- Australasia., Australasia -- History. Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in gama-uk.com:

      Seventeen-year-old Princess Nora is a frost eater who creates magical ice. Her Sink your teeth into The Frost Eater, a new novel reviewers call “a great read” that “sizzles along to an unexpected end” with “heavy-hitting action,” “magic and dragons,” and “a touch of romance.”/5. The Future Eaters Australians are eating themselves out of house and home, destroying and squandering precious resources to a point where our lifestyles and our very survival are at stake - and it is a pattern that has been recurring for millennia.


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'The Future Eaters' is one of Flannery's earlier works and presages his brilliant 'The Eternal Frontier,' an ecological history of North America and its peoples. But Flannery is Australian and hence brings a far more personal perspective to 'Future Eaters.' He tells of the planet's poorest soil producing an efficiency-driven ecology of marsupials, Cited by: The Future Eaters is full of references to great writers, explorers, economists, artists and war heroes as well as scientists.

He is a bold thinker. He spends much of the book describing events long in the past—30, 40, 50 or 60 thousand years in the past—and has to fill in many of the gaps with theories/5.

Apr 05,  · The book's arguments and findings, sourced from scientific and historical data available at the time, are clear and unequivocal- human beings are future eaters. They overexploit their environments, grab all the low-hanging fruit (oil?) and then figure out- or not- 5/5(1).

The Future Eaters describes the geography, flora and fauna of Australasia and the long history of how it has been changed and consumed by the Aborigine, Maori, Polynesian, and European peoples over a period of 60, years. Flannery describes three waves of human migration The future eaters book.

Penetrating, gripping, and provocative, The Future Eaters is a dramatic narrative history that combines natural history, anthropology, and ecology on an epic scale. "Flannery tells his beautiful story in plain language, science-popularizing at its Antipodean best.". Nov 21,  · Penetrating, gripping, and provocative, The Future Eaters is a dramatic narrative history that combines natural history, anthropology, and ecology on an epic scale.

The Future Eaters. The Future Eaters in a non-fiction book by Australian author Tim Flannery. The book is an ecological history of Australia entailing how humans consume the resources they need for their future and looking at the journey of the Australian Indigenous People from Africa to Author: Tim Flannery.

The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People. Humans first settled the islands of Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, and New Guinea some sixty millennia ago, and as they had elsewhere across the globe, immediately began altering the environment by hunting and trapping animals and gathering fruits and vegetables/5(2).

Some scientists are also concerned that his ideas have been used to justify practices that are absolutely contrary to the dictum of the book, for example it is claimed that farmers have cited the Future Eaters as justification for land clearing programs.

The key points of Flannery's Future eating. Jun 14,  · The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People Paperback – 16 Oct by Tim F. Flannery (Author) out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(4).

About the Author Born in Melbourne inTim Flannery is a writer, scientist and explorer. He has written many award-winning books including The Future Eaters, Throwim Way Leg and Country.

In The Weather Makers was published and became an international bestseller. 'The Future Eaters' is one of Flannery's earlier works and presages his brilliant 'The Eternal Frontier,' an ecological history of North America and its peoples.

But Flannery is Australian and hence brings a far more personal perspective to 'Future Eaters.'/5(21). The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People Tim Flannery, Author George Braziller $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. InFlannery published The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People.

The synopsis of the work regards three waves of human migration in these regions. These waves of people Flannery describes as "future eaters".Alma mater: La Trobe University.

Nov 01,  · Penetrating, gripping, and provocative, The Future Eaters is a dramatic narrative history that combines natural history, anthropology, and ecology on an epic scale. "Flannery tells his beautiful story in plain language, science-popularizing at its Antipodean best."/5().

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The future eaters: an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict During the ice ages, when the sea level was low, Australia, New Guinea, Tasmania, and smaller islands reemerged as a single landmass 4/5(1).

Future Eaters in Australia, Future Eaters in the Pacific? Early Human Environmental Impacts Matthew Spriggs Although not technically an Inaugural Address, such seeming no longer to exist at the Australian National University, this is what I would have given as one .The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People by Tim Flannery and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at gama-uk.comBooks, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

This is the story of how human beings have consumed the resources they need for their own future. It examines the original "future eaters" who were the first people to leave the Afro-Asian homeland and travel down the chain of islands to Australasia and became the Aboriginal, Maori.