Steinberg Ted Books
Books di Steinberg Ted
edizioni Simon & Schuster collana Simon & Schuster (Hardcover) , 2014
This is the story of the monumental struggle between New York and the natural world. From Henry Hudson’s discovery of Mannahattà to Hurricane Sandy, Gotham Unbound is Ted Steinberg’s sweeping ecological history of one of the most man-made spots on earth.Here is a tale of "the world with us"—lots of us—a groundbreaking...
Down to Earth
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr collana Oxford Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2018
edizioni Simon & Schuster collana Simon & Schuster (Paperback) , 2015
A “fascinating, encyclopedic history…of greater New York City through an ecological lens” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)—the sweeping story of one of the most man-made spots on earth.Gotham Unbound recounts the four-century history of how hundreds of square miles of open marshlands became home to six percent of...
Acts of God
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Paperback) , 2006
As the waters of the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain began to pour into New Orleans, people began asking the big question--could any of this have been avoided? How much of the damage from Hurricane Katrina was bad luck, and how much was poor city planning? Steinberg's Acts of God is a provocative...