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The Resource Blood and earth : modern slavery, ecocide, and the secret to saving the world, Kevin Bales

Blood and earth : modern slavery, ecocide, and the secret to saving the world, Kevin Bales

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Blood and earth : modern slavery, ecocide, and the secret to saving the world
Title
Blood and earth
Title remainder
modern slavery, ecocide, and the secret to saving the world
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Bales
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"BLOOD AND EARTH is a gripping account of the deadly link between slavery and environmental destruction. Kevin Bales is a social scientist, human rights activist, and journalist -- and he's also one of the world's leading experts on modern slavery. In his work he began to notice the connection between environmental decline and slavery: the two almost always went hand-in-hand, whether in the hellish gold mines of Ghana or the miraculously beautiful mangrove forests of Bangladesh. But why? He set off to find the answer on a fascinating and moving journey that took him into the lives of modern day slaves and along a supply chain that leads directly to the cell phones in our pockets. He found solutions that redeemed both the lives of the slaves in the world's most threatened places and the environments they live in. This is a clear-eyed, inspiring, and profoundly hopeful book that brings us dramatic stories from the world's environmental and human rights hotspots and offers solutions to our most pressing crises"--
Summary
The co-founder of the largest abolitionist organization in the world identifies key links between environmental destruction and human trafficking while outlining new approaches to solving both crises
Tone
Award
Green Prize for Sustainable Literature: Adult Nonfiction, 2017.
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10462686
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Bales, Kevin
Dewey number
306.3/62091724
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Slavery
  • Slave labor
  • Environmental degradation
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Slavery
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Developing Countries
Target audience
adult
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modern slavery, ecocide, and the secret to saving the world
Label
Blood and earth : modern slavery, ecocide, and the secret to saving the world, Kevin Bales
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Secrets -- Under the volcano -- The city of rags -- Shrimp cocktail -- The runaway train -- Gold rings -- The massacre of memory -- As with trees, so with men -- We've all got a part of the answer -- You can't un-know what you know
Control code
ocn911179873
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780812995763
Lccn
2015008438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)911179873
Label
Blood and earth : modern slavery, ecocide, and the secret to saving the world, Kevin Bales
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Secrets -- Under the volcano -- The city of rags -- Shrimp cocktail -- The runaway train -- Gold rings -- The massacre of memory -- As with trees, so with men -- We've all got a part of the answer -- You can't un-know what you know
Control code
ocn911179873
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780812995763
Lccn
2015008438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)911179873

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