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The vulnerable planet : a short economic history of the environment /

"With impressive historical and economic detail ranging from the industrial Revolution to modern imperialism, The Vulnerable Planet explores the reasons why a global economic system geared toward private profit has spelled vulnerability for the earth's fragile natural environment." &q...

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Main Author: Foster, John Bellamy, (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR books.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Monthly Review Press, [1999]
Edition:New edition.
Series:Cornerstone books (New York, N.Y.)
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Online Access:Online version
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Summary:"With impressive historical and economic detail ranging from the industrial Revolution to modern imperialism, The Vulnerable Planet explores the reasons why a global economic system geared toward private profit has spelled vulnerability for the earth's fragile natural environment." "Rejecting both individualistic solutions and policies that tinker at the margins, John Bellamy Foster calls for a fundamental reorganization of production on a social basis so as to make possible a sustainable and ecological economy." "This revised edition includes a new afterword by the author."--Jacket.
Physical Description:1 online resource (168 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781583673997
1583673997
Access:Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.