Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life

A Tar Sands Tale
 
 
MIT Press
  • erschienen am 30. März 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 232 Seiten
978-0-262-03764-8 (ISBN)
 
Seeking new definitions of ecology in the tar sands of northern Alberta and searching for the sweetness of life in the face of planetary crises.
  • Englisch
  • Cambridge
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  • USA
MIT Press Ltd
  • US School Grade: College Graduate Student and over
  • Broschur/Paperback
  • 6 farbige Bildtafeln, 33 s/w Abbildungen
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  • 33 b&w illus., 6 color plates; 39 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Höhe: 226 mm
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  • Breite: 151 mm
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  • Dicke: 15 mm
  • 330 gr
978-0-262-03764-8 (9780262037648)
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Matt Hern is a founder of Solid State Industries, teaches at multiple universities, and lectures widely. He is the author of What a City Is For: Remaking the Politics of Displacement (MIT Press) among many other books. Am Johal is Director of Simon Fraser University's Vancity Office of Community Engagement and author of Ecological Metapolitics: Badiou and the Anthropocene. Joe Sacco is a cartoonist and author of Palestine, Safe Area Gorazde, Footnotes in Gaza, and other works of journalism. He lives in Portland with a vodka martini.
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-Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Monitor appealingly humble and refreshingly determined to talk about big ideas with the individuals who would be most affected by their implementation.

-New York Review of Books, 2.21.2019 no one else could have written this book, in this form, and it's a delight to be faced so openly with such complexity of perspective in (mostly!) direct prose.

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