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The Resource Sustainability : a history, Jeremy L. Caradonna

Sustainability : a history, Jeremy L. Caradonna

Label
Sustainability : a history
Title
Sustainability
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy L. Caradonna
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today, the word is nearly ubiquitous: seeming to have come out of nowhere to dominate the discussion, from permaculture to renewable energy to the local food movement, the ideas that underlie and define sustainability can be traced back several centuries. In this illuminating and entertaining history, Jeremy L. Caradonna traces its origins to the emergence of planned yield forestry in the late 17th and 18th centuries, through the challenges of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th, the birth of the environmental movement in the 20th, and finally the emergence of a concrete effort to create a society that is stable, prosperous, ecologically minded, and forward looking. While sustainability draws upon ideas of social justice, ecological economics, and environmental conservation, it is more than the sum of its parts. Caradonna's book broadens our understanding of what the term means, showing how it progressed from a relatively marginal concept to an ideal that dominates lifestyle choices, government and corporate strategies, and even national and international policy.--From publisher description
Summary
A history of sustainability from planned yield forestry in the late 17th and 18th centuries in England and North America to today.
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10356225
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caradonna, Jeremy L.
Dewey number
338.9/2709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GE195
LC item number
.C379 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Sustainability
  • Sustainability
Target audience
adult
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a history
Label
Sustainability : a history, Jeremy L. Caradonna
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Loath this growth: sources of sustainability in the early modern world -- The industrial revolution and its discontents -- Eco-warriors: the environmental movement and the growth of ecological wisdom, 1960s-1970s -- Eco-nomics -- From concept to movement -- Sustainability today: 2000-present -- The future: 10 challenges for sustainability
Control code
ocn866253258
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 331 pages
Isbn
9780199372409
Lccn
2013049859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)866253258
Label
Sustainability : a history, Jeremy L. Caradonna
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Loath this growth: sources of sustainability in the early modern world -- The industrial revolution and its discontents -- Eco-warriors: the environmental movement and the growth of ecological wisdom, 1960s-1970s -- Eco-nomics -- From concept to movement -- Sustainability today: 2000-present -- The future: 10 challenges for sustainability
Control code
ocn866253258
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 331 pages
Isbn
9780199372409
Lccn
2013049859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)866253258

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