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Biopiracy : the Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (97 Edition)
Biopiracy : the Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (97 Edition)
by Vandana Shiva
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In this intelligently argued and principled book, internationally renowned Third World environmentalist Vandana Shiva exposes the latest frontier of the North's ongoing assault against the South's biological and other resources. Since the land, the... (read more)

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Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance (Studies in Comparative History)
Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance (Studies in Comparative History)
by Michael Adas
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Adas (history, Rutgers) examines the ways in which European perceptions of their scientific and technological superiority have since the 16th century shaped their interactions with non-Western peoples and cultures--cultures that they judge to... (read more)

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Empty Ocean (03 Edition)
Empty Ocean (03 Edition)
by Richard Ellis
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“[A] splendid example of history illuminating ecology, with well-chosen facts that enable us to picture a largely invisible catastrophe.”... (read more)

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Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control (Politics of the Living)
Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control (Politics of the Living)
by Derrick Jensen
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A mix of cold factual research and superheated activism powers Jensen and Draffan as they dig deep into questions of privacy, intellectual property, and power and control in our technological society. In the surveillance that's increasingly part of... (read more)

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Communicating Nature (06 Edition)
Communicating Nature (06 Edition)
by Julia B. Corbett
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Communicating Nature explores and explains the multiple levels of everyday communication that come together to form our perceptions of the natural world. Author Julia Corbett considers all levels of communication, from communication at the individual... (read more)

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The Man Who Planted Trees
The Man Who Planted Trees
by Jean Giono
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This is the twentieth anniversary edition of French writer/pacifist Giono's (1895-1970) classic tale of a shepherd who planted acorns daily for 30 years. It includes the original wood engravings by Michael McCurdy, a new foreword by Wangari Maathai... (read more)

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Don't Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate (A Progressive Guide to Action)
Don't Think of an Elephant: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate (A Progressive Guide to Action)
by George Lakoff
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George Lakoff is Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a founding senior fellow at the Rockridge Institute. He is one of the world's best-known linguists. His expertise... (read more)

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The Happiness Trip: A Scientific Journey
The Happiness Trip: A Scientific Journey
by Eduardo Punset
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"In a society that has become increasingly burdened by unrealistic expectations, uncontrolled desires, excessive consumerism, and self-centeredness, the need for a calm, thoughtful discussion of what brings lasting and true happiness is more important... (read more)

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The Green Belt Movement: Sharing the Approach and the Experience
The Green Belt Movement: Sharing the Approach and the Experience
by Wangari Maathai
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Bombing To Win : Air Power and Coercion in War (96 Edition)
Bombing To Win : Air Power and Coercion in War (96 Edition)
by Robert A. Pape
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Winning the Next War : Innovation and the Modern Military (91 Edition)
Winning the Next War : Innovation and the Modern Military (91 Edition)
by Stephen Peter Rosen
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Hope, Human and Wild: True Stories of Living Lightly on the Earth (World as Home)
Hope, Human and Wild: True Stories of Living Lightly on the Earth (World as Home)
by Bill McKibben
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Scope #68: Communicating Global Change Science to Society: An Assessment and Case Studies
Scope #68: Communicating Global Change Science to Society: An Assessment and Case Studies
by Holm Tiessen
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"Communicating Global Change Science to Society: An Assessment and Case Studies presents a thoughtful consideration of how we can use science in the service of society—a grand challenge for the 21st century if we are going to successfully... (read more)

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