You are here : a brief guide to the world / Nicholas Crane.
By: Crane, Nicholas.Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018Description: xiv, 136 p. ; ill. 21 cm.ISBN: 9781474608299 .Subject(s): Geography -- Philosophy | EnvironmentalismDDC classification: 910.01
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The view from L1 -- Water World -- Neuropolis -- Yu, or how I found my inner geographer -- One to one -- Age of Geography
On this beautiful orb, sustained in space by a complex web of natural systems, we have reached the point in our collective journey where geographical knowledge is the best guarantor of our future.
In this distillation of a lifetime's work, Nicholas Crane makes the compelling case that never has geography been so important. On this finite orb, with its battered habitat, sustained in dark space by a thin, life-giving atmosphere, we have reached a point in our collective geographical journey where knowledge is the best guarantor of the future.