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The Resource The fatal harvest reader : the tragedy of industrial agriculture, edited by Andrew Kimbrell

The fatal harvest reader : the tragedy of industrial agriculture, edited by Andrew Kimbrell

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The fatal harvest reader : the tragedy of industrial agriculture
Title
The fatal harvest reader
Title remainder
the tragedy of industrial agriculture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew Kimbrell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The large-format book Fatal Harvest takes an unprecedented look at our current ecologically destructive agricultural system and offers a compelling vision for an organic and environmentally safer way of producing the food we eat. The Fatal Harvest Reader brings together in a compact paperback edition the essays included in Fatal Harvest, offering a concise overview of the failings of industrial agriculture and approaches to creating a more healthful and sustainable food system.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
630/.2/77
Index
index present
LC call number
S589.75
LC item number
.F379 2002
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
S589.75
NAL item number
.F379 2002
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kimbrell, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural ecology
  • Organic farming
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural ecology
  • Organic farming
  • Agro-industrie
  • Effets sur l'environnement
  • Indicateurs de santé
  • Agriculture biologique
  • Sécurité alimentaire
  • Aspects socio-économiques
  • Etats-Unis d'Amérique
  • Agricultural ecology
  • Agriculture
  • Organic farming
  • United States
  • Intensivlandwirtschaft
  • Umweltschaden
Label
The fatal harvest reader : the tragedy of industrial agriculture, edited by Andrew Kimbrell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Corporate lies: busting the myths of industrial agriculture. Seven deadly myths of industrial agriculture : Myth one: Industrial agriculture will feed the world ; Myth two: Industrial food is safe, healthy, and nutritious ; Myth three: Industrial food is cheap ; Myth four: Industrial agriculture is efficient ; Myth five: Industrial food offers more choices ; Myth six: Industrial agriculture benefits the environment and wildlife ; Myth seven: Biotechnology will solve the problems of industrial agriculture -- pt. 2. The agrarian and industrial worldviews. I. Understanding the agrarian ethic. The whole horse: the preservation of the agrarian mind / Wendell Berry -- Agricultural landscapes in harmony with nature / Joan Iverson Nassauer -- Global monoculture: the worldwide destruction of diversity / Helena Norberg-Hodge -- Farming in nature's image: natural systems agriculture / Wes Jackson -- II. Understanding industrial agriculture. Hard times for diversity / David Ehrenfeld -- Machine logic: industrializing nature and agriculture / Jerry Mander -- Industrial agriculture's war against nature / Ron Kroese -- The impossible race: population growth and the fallacies of agricultural hope / Hugh H. Iltis -- pt. 3. Industrial agriculture's toxic trail. I. Technological takeover. Artificial fertility: the environmental costs of industrial fertilizers / Jason McKenney -- Hidden dimensions of damage: pesticides and health / Monica Moore -- Untested, unlabeled, and you're eating it: the health and environmental hazards of genetically engineered food / Joseph Mendelson III -- Nuclear lunch: the dangers and unknowns of food irradiation / Michael Colby -- II. Ecological impacts. Tilth and technology: The industrial redesign of our nation's soils / Peter Warshall -- Water: the overtapped resource / Mark Briscoe -- Our forgotten pollinators: protecting the birds and the bees / Mrill Ingram, Stephen Buchmann, and Gary Nabhan -- Can agriculture and biodiversity coexist? / Catherine Badgley -- Wildlife health / Kelley R. Tucker -- pt. 4. Organic & beyond: revisioning agriculture for the 21st century. I. Name the enemy. The end of agribusiness: dismantling the mechanisms of corporate rule / Dave Henson -- Intellectual property: enhancing corporate monopoly and bioserfdom / Hope J. Shand -- Globalization and industrial agriculture / Debi Barker -- II. Going organic & beyond. Uncle Ben: goin' organic just like we used to / Jim Hightower -- Organics at the crossroads: the past and the future of the organic movement / Michael Sligh -- The ethics of eating: why environmentalism starts at the breakfast table / Alice Waters -- Fully integrated food systems: regaining connections between farmers and consumers / Rebecca Spector -- Community food security: a promising alternative to the global food system / Andrew Fisher -- Eco-labels: promoting alternatives in the marketplace / Betsy Lydon -- Farming with the wild: A conservation approach / Daniel Imhoff -- Hope / Wendell Berry
Control code
ocm49225301
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 369 pages
Isbn
9781559639446
Lccn
2002002661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49225301
  • (OCoLC)49225301
Label
The fatal harvest reader : the tragedy of industrial agriculture, edited by Andrew Kimbrell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Corporate lies: busting the myths of industrial agriculture. Seven deadly myths of industrial agriculture : Myth one: Industrial agriculture will feed the world ; Myth two: Industrial food is safe, healthy, and nutritious ; Myth three: Industrial food is cheap ; Myth four: Industrial agriculture is efficient ; Myth five: Industrial food offers more choices ; Myth six: Industrial agriculture benefits the environment and wildlife ; Myth seven: Biotechnology will solve the problems of industrial agriculture -- pt. 2. The agrarian and industrial worldviews. I. Understanding the agrarian ethic. The whole horse: the preservation of the agrarian mind / Wendell Berry -- Agricultural landscapes in harmony with nature / Joan Iverson Nassauer -- Global monoculture: the worldwide destruction of diversity / Helena Norberg-Hodge -- Farming in nature's image: natural systems agriculture / Wes Jackson -- II. Understanding industrial agriculture. Hard times for diversity / David Ehrenfeld -- Machine logic: industrializing nature and agriculture / Jerry Mander -- Industrial agriculture's war against nature / Ron Kroese -- The impossible race: population growth and the fallacies of agricultural hope / Hugh H. Iltis -- pt. 3. Industrial agriculture's toxic trail. I. Technological takeover. Artificial fertility: the environmental costs of industrial fertilizers / Jason McKenney -- Hidden dimensions of damage: pesticides and health / Monica Moore -- Untested, unlabeled, and you're eating it: the health and environmental hazards of genetically engineered food / Joseph Mendelson III -- Nuclear lunch: the dangers and unknowns of food irradiation / Michael Colby -- II. Ecological impacts. Tilth and technology: The industrial redesign of our nation's soils / Peter Warshall -- Water: the overtapped resource / Mark Briscoe -- Our forgotten pollinators: protecting the birds and the bees / Mrill Ingram, Stephen Buchmann, and Gary Nabhan -- Can agriculture and biodiversity coexist? / Catherine Badgley -- Wildlife health / Kelley R. Tucker -- pt. 4. Organic & beyond: revisioning agriculture for the 21st century. I. Name the enemy. The end of agribusiness: dismantling the mechanisms of corporate rule / Dave Henson -- Intellectual property: enhancing corporate monopoly and bioserfdom / Hope J. Shand -- Globalization and industrial agriculture / Debi Barker -- II. Going organic & beyond. Uncle Ben: goin' organic just like we used to / Jim Hightower -- Organics at the crossroads: the past and the future of the organic movement / Michael Sligh -- The ethics of eating: why environmentalism starts at the breakfast table / Alice Waters -- Fully integrated food systems: regaining connections between farmers and consumers / Rebecca Spector -- Community food security: a promising alternative to the global food system / Andrew Fisher -- Eco-labels: promoting alternatives in the marketplace / Betsy Lydon -- Farming with the wild: A conservation approach / Daniel Imhoff -- Hope / Wendell Berry
Control code
ocm49225301
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 369 pages
Isbn
9781559639446
Lccn
2002002661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49225301
  • (OCoLC)49225301

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