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The Resource The story of N : a social history of the nitrogen cycle and the challenge of sustainability, Hugh S. Gorman

The story of N : a social history of the nitrogen cycle and the challenge of sustainability, Hugh S. Gorman

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The story of N : a social history of the nitrogen cycle and the challenge of sustainability
Title
The story of N
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a social history of the nitrogen cycle and the challenge of sustainability
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Hugh S. Gorman
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Language
eng
Summary
The Story of N analyzes the notion of sustainability from a fresh perspective, the integration of human activities with the biogeochemical cycling of nitrogen, and provides a supportive alternative to studying sustainability through the lens of climate change and the cycling of carbon. It is the first book to examine the social processes by which industrial societies learned to bypass a fundamental ecological limit and, later, began addressing the resulting concerns by establishing limits of t
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in modern science, technology, and the environment
The story of N : a social history of the nitrogen cycle and the challenge of sustainability, Hugh S. Gorman
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The story of N : a social history of the nitrogen cycle and the challenge of sustainability, Hugh S. Gorman
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hjcjm
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-233) and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The emergence of a biogeochemical cycle -- From adaption to innovation -- Innovation within an ecological limit -- N and the emergence of market capitalism -- N and the rise of science -- Bypassing an ecological limit -- Industrializing a biogeomical cycle -- N in the well -- N in the air -- N in the law -- N and the seeds of an ecological economy -- Conclusion: the challenge of sustainability
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1 online resource (xiii, 241 pages).
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online
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9781299733350
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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Specific material designation
remote
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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