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Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made

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"The modern world was created through the combination and complex interactions of five grand transitions. First, the demographic transition changed the total numbers, dynamics, structure, and residential pattern of populations. The agricultural and dietary transition led to the emergence of highly productive cropping and animal husbandry (subsidized by fossil energies and electricity), which eliminated famines, reduced malnutrition, and improved the health of populations but also resulted in enormous food waste and had many ...

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Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made 2021, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190060664

Hardcover