About this book
Second edition. An environmental history of the Holocene period which covers the last 10,000 years from the last ice age to the present day. Aimed at upper-level undergraduates studying geography, archaeology, environmental science and ecology. 34 b/w illus.
In its first edition, The Holocene provided undergraduates with a much--needed coherent scientific account of the great transformation of nature that had taken place during the Holocene, the last 10,000 years in the history of the planet and the period in which we are all now living.