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This land is our land : the struggle for a new commonwealth

Author: Jedediah Purdy
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Today, we are at a turning point as we face ecological and political crises that are rooted in conflicts over the land itself. But these problems can be solved if we draw on elements of our tradition that move us toward a new commonwealth - a community founded on the well-being of all people and the natural world. In this brief, powerful, timely, and hopeful book, Jedediah Purdy, one of our finest writers and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jedediah Purdy
ISBN: 9780691195643 0691195641
OCLC Number: 1089494514
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 164 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Jedediah Purdy.

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A leading environmental thinker explores how people might begin to heal their fractured and contentious relationship with the land and with each other. From the coalfields of Appalachia and the  Read more...

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