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The new agrarianism : land, culture, and the community of life

Author: Eric T Freyfogle
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press : Shearwater Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The writings gathered in this book explore an important but little-publicized movement in American culture - the marked resurgence of agrarian practices and values in rural areas, suburbs, and even  Read more...

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New agrarianism.
Washington, DC : Island Press : Shearwater Books, ©2001
(OCoLC)652441863
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric T Freyfogle
ISBN: 1559639202 9781559639200 1559639210 9781559639217
OCLC Number: 47296156
Awards: Runner-up for IndieFab awards (Environment) 2001
Description: xli, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A durable scale --
Learning from the prairie / Scott Russell Sanders --
Linking tables to farms / Dan Imhoff --
Substance abuse / Alan Thein Durning --
Prairie university / Stephanie Mills --
The whole horse / Wendell Berry --
What comes around / Gene Logsdon --
The urban-agrarian mind / David W. Orr --
The decline of the apple / Anne Mendelson --
The competitive edge / Don Kurtz --
Owning it all / William Kittredge --
The wealth of nature / Donald Worster --
Great possessions / David Kline --
Reclaiming the commons / Brian Donahue --
The common life / Scott Russell Sanders --
The boundary / Wendell Berry.
Other Titles: Agrarianism
Responsibility: Eric T. Freyfogle [editor].
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