By Lukas Thommen
In old Greece and Rome an ambiguous courting constructed among guy and nature, and this decisively decided the style within which they taken care of the surroundings. at the one hand, nature used to be conceived as an area characterised and inhabited through divine powers, which deserved acceptable appreciate. at the different, a rationalist view emerged, in response to which people have been to subdue nature utilizing their applied sciences and to cast off its assets. This e-book systematically describes the ways that the Greeks and Romans intervened within the atmosphere and therefore strains the heritage of the strain among the exploitation of assets and the security of nature, from early Greece to the interval of overdue antiquity. while it analyses the great commencing up of the Mediterranean and the northern frontier areas, either for cost and for financial job. The book's point and method make it hugely obtainable to scholars and non-specialists.
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