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This book presents a tapestry of perspectives on food and the interplay of health, cultural ecology, and environment, which are the fabric and foundation of all sustainable living It offers personal stories, documented information, traditional understandings, and speculations on future directions. Each contribution calls on us to reclaim our human heritage of caring for ouThis book presents a tapestry of perspectives on food and the interplay of health, cultural ecology, and environment, which are the fabric and foundation of all sustainable living It offers personal stories, documented information, traditional understandings, and speculations on future directions. Each contribution calls on us to reclaim our human heritage of caring for our home fires -- a metaphor that can inspire the revitalisation of our connections to the earth, all living things, and each other. The writers examine the underlying ecology of sustainable living rooted in the historical traditions, environmental practices, and a sense of place of peoples of the Southwest; and they describe the impact that disruption of this way of life continues to have on health, well-being, communal identity. Drawing on an indigenous paradigm of healthy environment, healthy culture, healthy people, this book explores possibilities of applying the principles of sustainable living in both traditional and non-traditional communities....

Title : A People's Ecology: Explorations in Sustainable Living
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ISBN : 9781574160284
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 283 Pages
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A People's Ecology: Explorations in Sustainable Living Reviews

  • Shaun
    2018-12-06 05:51

    A much-needed collection of perspectives on sustainability that goes beyond techno-fixes and greener versions of the status quo. This book offers a look at agriculture, ecology, health, architecture, cultural traditions, and more, primarily through the oft-overlooked lens of the indigenous and Hispanic peoples of the Southwest. In doing so, it offers a reminder that not only are other ways of living possible, they have been and are being lived by a number of groups in the Southwest and beyond.

  • captain america
    2018-12-11 00:34

    umm can't review this one 'cause i wrote a chapter and lots of my friends did too. ha!i like it though.