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Global PopulationHistory, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth

Alison Bashford

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147668
eISBN:
9780231519526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147668.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the “population bomb” in 1968. It arose in the aftermath of World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ... More

Thai StickSurfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade

Thai Stick: Surfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade

Peter Maguire and Mike Ritter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161343
eISBN:
9780231535564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161343.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Located on the left bank of the Chao Phya River, Thailand's capital, Krungthep, known as Bangkok to Westerners and “the City of Angels” to Thais, has been home to smugglers and adventurers since the ... More

Until the Fires Stopped Burning9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses

Until the Fires Stopped Burning: 9/11 and New York City in the Words and Experiences of Survivors and Witnesses

Charles Strozier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158985
eISBN:
9780231529921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158985.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The author's college lost sixty-eight alumni in the tragedy of 9/11, and the many courses the author has taught on terrorism and related topics since have attracted dozens of survivors and family ... More

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