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Green History : A Reader in Environmental Literature, Philosophy and Politics - Derek Wall

Green History

A Reader in Environmental Literature, Philosophy and Politics

By: Derek Wall (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st December 1993
ISBN: 9780415079259
Number Of Pages: 288
For Ages: 18 years old

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Charting the origins of the modern ecology movement over more than two thousand years, this volume gives a voice to those hidden from history, revealing "green" themes within artistic and scientific thought.
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Acknowledgementsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
Ancient Wisdomp. 19
Ecology and Early Urban Civilizationp. 31
The Origins of Environmental Dangerp. 43
Theories of Breakdownp. 53
Putting the Earth Firstp. 65
Gaiap. 77
Philosophical Holismp. 89
The Web of Lifep. 103
Against Growthp. 115
Sustainable Developmentp. 125
The Frankenstein Factorp. 137
Peaceful Protestp. 149
The City and the Countryp. 165
Spiritual Awakeningsp. 191
Literary Rootsp. 205
Green Revolutionariesp. 215
Green Politicsp. 227
Suggested Further Readingp. 250
Bibliographyp. 258
Indexp. 263
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ISBN: 9780415079259
ISBN-10: 041507925X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st December 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.89 x 18.69  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1