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The Unsettling of America
San Francisco, Sierra Club, 1977. A landmark collection of related essays on land use, exploring "the ecological crisis as a crisis of character," "the ecological crisis as a crisis of agriculture," and "the agricultural crisis as a crisis of culture." This is probably the most explicit of Berry's books elaborating the reasons for, and sources of, the agrarian values that he has extolled so passionately throughout his writings. Signed by the author. A near fine copy in a good, price-clipped dust jacket, chipped at the spine base and with tape mends on the verso. Edward Abbey and Gary Snyder blurbs. Uncommon in jacket and signed. [#034646] SOLD

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