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The Resource Breaking new ground : a personal history, Lester R. Brown

Breaking new ground : a personal history, Lester R. Brown

Label
Breaking new ground : a personal history
Title
Breaking new ground
Title remainder
a personal history
Statement of responsibility
Lester R. Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The environmentalist describes how he created a successful tomato business as a teenager, worked at the USDA, and founded two non-profit organizations that have drawn attention to climate change and lagging agricultural productivity
Tone
Writing style
Award
Green Prize for Sustainable Literature: Adult Nonfiction, 2014.
Biography type
autobiography
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10225581
Cataloging source
DLC
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1934-
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Brown, Lester R.
Dewey number
  • 363.70092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Brown, Lester R.
  • Environmentalists
  • Worldwatch Institute
  • Earth Policy Institute
Target audience
adult
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a personal history
Label
Breaking new ground : a personal history, Lester R. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Breakthrough -- Early years: the Great Depression and World War II -- Growing tomatoes -- Ag science at Rutgers -- Life in the villages of India -- Monsoon failure in India -- Shifting gears: The Overseas Development Council -- The Worldwatch Institute: present at the creation -- Worldwatch: a world leader -- The food debate with China -- Earth Policy Institute: time for Plan B -- Reaching the world -- Reflections
Control code
2013013753
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393240061
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013013753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Breaking new ground : a personal history, Lester R. Brown
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Breakthrough -- Early years: the Great Depression and World War II -- Growing tomatoes -- Ag science at Rutgers -- Life in the villages of India -- Monsoon failure in India -- Shifting gears: The Overseas Development Council -- The Worldwatch Institute: present at the creation -- Worldwatch: a world leader -- The food debate with China -- Earth Policy Institute: time for Plan B -- Reaching the world -- Reflections
Control code
2013013753
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393240061
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013013753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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