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Published: 24 September 2015

152 Pages | a number of black and white images


ISBN: 9780199695881

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Mountains: A Very Short Introduction

Martin Price

Very Short Introductions

  • Looks at both the regional and global effects of mountains on climate and ecosystems
  • Considers the value of mountains to humanity, as centres of biological and cultural diversity, religious sanctuaries, sources of food, timber, and medicines, and major centres for tourism
  • Discusses the impact of climate change on mountains, and considers how this affects the people who rely on mountains for their livelihood or culture
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide