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The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture

The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture

by Wendell Berry

Editeur : Sierra Club Books
ISBN: 9780871568779
Broché: 246
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Date d'affichage: 2020-08-01
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In "The Unsettling of America" Wendell Berry argues that good farming is a cultural development and spiritual discipline. Today's agribusiness, however, takes farming out of its cultural context and away from families, and as a nation we are thus more estranged from the land—from the intimate knowledge, love, and care of it. Sadly, as Berry notes in the afterword to this new edition, his arguments and observations are still relevant today. We continue to suffer loss of community, the devaluation of human work, and the destruction of nature under an economics dedicated to the mechanistic pursuit of products and profits. Berry's personal, dramatic inquiry into the way...