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The last refuge : patriotism, politics, and the environment in an age of terror

Author: David W Orr
Publisher: Washington DC : Island Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Island Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Describes the state of American politics against the backdrop of mounting ecological and social problems, the corrosive influence of money, the corruption of language, and the misuse of terrorism as  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David W Orr
ISBN: 1597260320 9781597260329
OCLC Number: 60514915
Description: xii, 212 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: James Madison's nightmare --
Authentic Christianity and the problem of earthly power --
Walking north on a southbound train --
Rewriting the Ten Commandments --
The events of 9/11 : a view from the margin --
The labors of Sisyphus --
Four challenges of sustainability --
Leverage --
A literature of redemption --
Diversity --
The uses of prophecy --
The constitution of nature --
Imagine a world : the education of our leaders --
Postscript : the hour before dawn.
Responsibility: David W. Orr.
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"Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels" - SAMUEL JOHNSON, 1775 "a tightly reasoned, excellently written book that should be lethally effective in helping readers who aren't experts understand Read more...

 
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