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Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. With each edition of this book, we marvel at the new information that cell biologists have gathered in just a few years. How can we understand the fifth dimension? This book explains all of these questions in a way that we can easily understand. The authors' approach shifts the focus away from political centers and power, revealing how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by our environments, and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Adam Sendroffkept us aware ofour readers and their needs and reactions.
Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity. Traditional in that each chapter presents introductory material, worked examples, multiple student problems, and solutions to odd exercises. The seventh edition continues to bring readers geographic perspectives on a fast-changing world through the regional view. From timely information on recent natural disasters in the United States and around the world to insights on earthquakes associated with fracking, this fascinating book provides the up-to-date information you need to analyze potential hazards and take the steps necessary to survive a natural disaster. The text also gives special emphasis to technology and how technological development underlies all human activity--P. The book argues that these rounder and richer accounts can better equip humanity to think through questions of vulnerability, responsibility and opportunity that are presented by immense processes of planetary change. Scientists can calculate the age of the Sun and predict when it will cease to shine, but we cannot explain how it is that a human being may live for eighty years but a mouse for only two.
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