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LifePlace : bioregional thought and practice

Author: Robert L Thayer
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a passionately written advocacy of bioregionalism, the conviction that people should live, work, play, and consume locally, for the health of the environment and for society. The book is inspirational as well as educational, a combination of philosophy and practical suggestions for implementing bioregionalism in communities.

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Thayer
ISBN: 0520213122 9780520213128 0520236289 9780520236288
OCLC Number: 49531662
Description: xvii, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Bioregional thinking --
Grounding: finding the physical place --
Living: awakening to a live region --
Reinhabiting: recovering a bioregional culture --
Fulfilling: celebrating the spirit of place --
Imagining: creating art of the life-place --
Trading: exchanging natural values --
Planning: designing a life-place --
Building: making bioregions work --
Learning: spreading local wisdom --
Acting: taking personal responsibility.
Responsibility: Robert L. Thayer, Jr.
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Aims to present a provocative meditation on bioregionalism and what it means to live, work, eat and play in relation to naturally defined areas. This work gives a textured portrait of the author's  Read more...

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"The author asks three existential questions: Who am I? Where am I? What am I supposed to do? LIFEPLACE is a guide to answering the second question, which, in the end, may help us to better address Read more...

 
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