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Green utopias : environmental hope before and after nature

Author: Lisa Garforth
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity, 2018. ©2018
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"Environmentalism has relentlessly warned about the dire consequences of abusing and exploiting the planet's natural resources, imagining future wastelands of ecological depletion and social chaos. But it has also generated rich new ideas about how humans might live better with nature. Green Utopias explores these ideas of environmental hope in the post-war period, from the environmental crisis to the end of nature.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Garforth, Lisa.
Green utopias.
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2017
(DLC) 2017010107
(OCoLC)985073595
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Garforth
ISBN: 9780745684772 0745684777
OCLC Number: 1001287829
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages)
Contents: Introduction: utopia, environment and nature --
Environmentalism: from crisis to hope --
Deep ecology: wild nature, radical visions --
Utopian fiction: imagining the sustainable society --
No future: green utopias between apocalypse and adaptation --
After nature: ecological utopianism from limits to loss --
Conclusion: long live the green utopia?
Responsibility: Lisa Garforth.

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Environmentalism has relentlessly warned about the dire consequences of abusing and exploiting the planet's natural resources, imagining future wastelands of ecological depletion and social chaos.  Read more...

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