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Table of Contents

PREFACE TO THE 20I2 EDITION
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

I GOOD OLD DIRT
2 SKIN OF THE EARTH
3 RIVERS OF LIFE
4 GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES
5 LET THEM EAT COLONIES
6 WESTWARD HOE
7 DUST BLOW
8 DIRTY BUSINESS
9 ISLANDS IN TIME
IO LIFE SPAN OF CIVILIZATIONS

NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

About the Author

David R. Montgomery, Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, is author of King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon.

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"Anyone interested in environmental issues should read this book... Entertains and stimulates thought." Times Higher Ed Sup (Thes) "Fascinating insights into what be our most precious natural resource and gives important pointers toward sustainable land management." Bioscience "How societies fare in the long run depends on how they treat their soils. Simple. Concise. You are your dirt." -- Carol Ekarius Hobby Farms "Sobering... A timely text that will no doubt stimulate the discussion of this issue, and its potential solutions, for years to come." Environment & History "Strengthen[s] appreciation for how important the soil is to our existence." Great Plains Research "This book is a thorough and enlightening treatment of the topic." The Perennial Bookworm "Sounds an ever timely and necessary clarion call." Vadose Zone Journal

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