New Agrarianism, P / Edition 1

New Agrarianism, P / Edition 1

by Eric T. Freyfogle
     
 

Fiction and nonfiction writings gathered here reveal the resurgence of agrarian values and practices in rural areas, suburbs, and even cities. Many of the selections illustrate agrarianism in action, describing people restoring prairies, promoting community farms, and reshaping the built environment. Other selections critique contemporary American culture and its… See more details below

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Fiction and nonfiction writings gathered here reveal the resurgence of agrarian values and practices in rural areas, suburbs, and even cities. Many of the selections illustrate agrarianism in action, describing people restoring prairies, promoting community farms, and reshaping the built environment. Other selections critique contemporary American culture and its depletion of natural resources. Freyfogle teaches natural resources, property, and land use law at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559639217
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Dedication,
Introduction - A Durable Scale,
PART I - NEW PROSPECTS,
Chapter 1 - Learning from the Prairie,
Chapter 2 - Linking Tables to Farms,
Chapter 3 - Substance Abuse,
Chapter 4 - Prairie University,
Chapter 5 - The Whole Horse,
Chapter 6 - What Comes Around,
Chapter 7 - The Urban-Agrarian Mind,
PART II - THE SIRENS OF CONQUEST,
Chapter 8 - The Decline of the Apple,
Chapter 9 - The Competitive Edge,
Chapter 10 - Owning It All,
Chapter 11 - The Wealth of Nature,
PART III - SHARING LIFE,
Chapter 12 - Great Possessions,
Chapter 13 - Reclaiming the Commons,
Chapter 14 - The Common Life,
Chapter 15 - The Boundary,
Notes,
Acknowledgments,
About the Contributors,
Index,

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