The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture

The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture Author Wendell Berry
ISBN-10 161902599X
ISBN-13 9781619025998
Year 2015-09-15
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher Counterpoint
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Since its publication by Sierra Club Books in 1977 The Unsettling of America has been recognized as a classic of American letters In it Wendell Berry argues that good farming is a cultural development and spiritual discipline Todays agribusiness however takes farming out of its cultural context and away from families As a result we as a nation are more estranged from the landfrom the intimate knowledge love and care of it Sadly his arguments and observations are more relevant than ever We continue to suffer loss of community the devaluation of human work and the destruction of nature under an economic system dedicated to the mechanistic pursuit of products and profits Although this book has not had the happy fate of being proved wrong Berry writes there are good people working to make something comely and enduring of our life on this earth Wendell Berry is one of those people writing and working as ever with passion eloquence and conviction

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Good Growing

Good Growing Author Leslie A. Duram
ISBN-10 0803204965
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 250