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The Resource Confessions of a recovering environmentalist and other essays, Paul Kingsnorth

Confessions of a recovering environmentalist and other essays, Paul Kingsnorth

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Confessions of a recovering environmentalist and other essays
Title
Confessions of a recovering environmentalist and other essays
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kingsnorth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Paul Kingsnorth was once an activist--an ardent environmentalist. He fought against rampant development and the depredations of a corporate world that seemed hell-bent on ignoring a looming climate crisis in its relentless pursuit of profit. But as the environmental movement began to focus on "sustainability" rather than the defense of wild places for their own sake, and as global conditions worsened, he grew disenchanted with the movement that he once embraced. He gave up what he saw as the false hope that residents of the First World would ever make the kind of sacrifices that might avert the severe consequences of climate change. Full of grief and fury as well as passionate, lyrical evocations of nature and the wild, Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist gathers the wave-making essays that have charted the change in Kingsnorth's thinking. In them he articulates a new vision, one that stands firmly in opposition to the belief that technology can save us, and he argues for a renewed balance between the human and nonhuman worlds."--Page 4 of cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kingsnorth, Paul
Dewey number
363.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
GE195
LC item number
.K56 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Deep ecology
  • Environmentalism
  • Environmental policy
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Kingsnorth, Paul
  • Environmentalists
Label
Confessions of a recovering environmentalist and other essays, Paul Kingsnorth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A short history of loss
  • II.
  • Withdrawal. Confessions of a recovering environmentalist
  • The poet and the machine
  • Learning what to make of it
  • the barcode moment
  • Dark ecology
  • III. Connection.
  • In the black chamber
  • The old yoke
  • Introduction:
  • The bay
  • Rescuing the English
  • The witness
  • Singing to the forest
  • Planting trees in the Anthropocene
  • Epilogue:
  • Uncivilisation
  • with Dougald Hine
  • The eight principles of uncivilisation
  • Finding the river
  • I. Collapse.
  • A crisis of bigness
  • Upon the mathematics of the falling away
  • The drowned world
  • The space race is over
  • The quants and the poets
Control code
ocn957021340
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 284 pages
Isbn
9781555977801
Lccn
2016951416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957021340
Label
Confessions of a recovering environmentalist and other essays, Paul Kingsnorth
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A short history of loss
  • II.
  • Withdrawal. Confessions of a recovering environmentalist
  • The poet and the machine
  • Learning what to make of it
  • the barcode moment
  • Dark ecology
  • III. Connection.
  • In the black chamber
  • The old yoke
  • Introduction:
  • The bay
  • Rescuing the English
  • The witness
  • Singing to the forest
  • Planting trees in the Anthropocene
  • Epilogue:
  • Uncivilisation
  • with Dougald Hine
  • The eight principles of uncivilisation
  • Finding the river
  • I. Collapse.
  • A crisis of bigness
  • Upon the mathematics of the falling away
  • The drowned world
  • The space race is over
  • The quants and the poets
Control code
ocn957021340
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 284 pages
Isbn
9781555977801
Lccn
2016951416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957021340

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