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Author Jackson, Wes.

Title Altars of unhewn stone : science and the earth / Wes Jackson.

Imprint San Francisco : North Point Press, 1987.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection  333.76 J139a 1987    ---  Lib Use Only
 Parsons Non-Fiction  631 J14    ---  Available
Description x, 158 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Altars of unhewn stone -- The information explosion -- Old Salsola -- Biotechnology and supply-side thinking -- Scientific balloons -- Building a sustainable society -- Hell is now technologically feasible -- How to avoid building pyramids -- Pre-Copernican minds of the space age -- Land wisdom vs. lab success -- Meeting the expectations of the land -- Living nets in a new prairie sea -- Oracles, prophets, and modern heroes -- Farm debt -- Falsehoods of farming -- New roots for American agriculture -- A search for the unifying concept for sustainable agriculture -- Conclusion: Toward a common covenant.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-146).
Subject Agriculture.
Agricultural ecology.
Sustainable agriculture.
ISBN 0865472726 (alk. paper) : $19.95
9780865472723 (alk. paper)
0865472874 (pbk.)
9780865472877 (pbk.)
Standard No. YDXCP 874686
NZ1 3331536
AU@ 000006015047

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