The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples

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An account of the ecological history of North America over the last 65 million years, from the arrival of the largest asteroid ever to hit the Earth, through the evolution of North America's landscape, mountains, forests, prairies, volcanoes, and rivers, its climate and flora and fauna, and the Burgess shale, through the story of the Native Americans to the arrival of the European invaders.

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Born in 1956, Tim Flannery is the director of the South Australian Museum in Adelaide. He was previously visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard.

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'Tim Flannery's account of North America from the end of the dinosaurs to the rise of Hollywood makes a thrilling, beautifully written story. It will fascinate Americans and non-Americans alike.' Jared Diamond

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