The Anthropocene Epoch

the background to two transformative centuries

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Abstract

A survey of human history in the Anthropocene Epoch, a turning point in the history of Planet Earth.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford illustrated history of the world
EditorsFelipe Fernández-Armesto
Place of PublicationOxford, UK
PublisherOxford University Press
Chapter11
Pages339-373
Number of pages35
ISBN (Electronic)9780191067204
ISBN (Print)9780198752905
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Keywords

  • World History
  • Anthropocene
  • Modernity

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Christian, D. (2019). The Anthropocene Epoch: the background to two transformative centuries. In F. Fernández-Armesto (Ed.), The Oxford illustrated history of the world (pp. 339-373). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.