Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment

Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment

by Denis Hayes, Gail Boyer Hayes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393239942
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 03/09/2015
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 396,331
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Denis Hayes is the CEO of the
Bullitt Foundation and served as the national coordinator of the first Earth
Day in 1970.

Gail Boyer Hayes is a writer, editor, and environmental lawyer who has authored works on solar energy and health issues.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Setting Out 3

1 Bewitched by Cows 9

2 Whoa! Cows' Big Bite 31

3 Hoofprints on Your Tablecloth 72

4 Lagoon Blues 91

5 Got Milked? 129

6 Don't Have a Cowburger 162

7 Cannibal Cows 189

8 Why Buy Organic Beef and Dairy? 217

9 Cowboys vs. Astronauts 243

10 Don't Be Cruel 271

Afterword: The Tail End of an Era 307

Acknowledgments 311

Notes 313

Index 379

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Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Stacy__Clark More than 1 year ago
One of the best books I've read this year! Highly recommend it to everyone invested in building sustainable communities and protecting the resources that support them. Another pioneering project by Earth Day Founder Denis Hayes and Gail Boyer Hayes!