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The wizard and the prophet : two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions to shape tomorrow's world / Charles C. Mann.

Mann, Charles C., (author.).

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Examines two influential scientists--William Vogt (1902-1968) and Norman Borlaug (1914-2009)--and their approaches to environmental problems.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 363.7 MAN 2018 (Text) 33892100509141 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 02/06/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307961693
  • ISBN: 0307961699
  • Physical Description: x, 616 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle in pre-publication: Two remarkable scientists and their dueling visions of tomorrow's world.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 531-584) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Examines two influential scientists--William Vogt (1902-1968) and Norman Borlaug (1914-2009)--and their approaches to environmental problems.
Subject: Vogt, William, 1902-1968.
Borlaug, Norman E. (Norman Ernest), 1914-2009.
Environmental sciences > History > 20th century.
Food security.
Water security.
Energy security.
Climatic changes.
Environmentalists > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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