Diet for a Small Planet

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 8, 2010 - Cooking - 528 pages
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With the new emphasis on environmentalism in the 1990's, Lappe stresses how her philosophy remains valid, and how food remains the central issue through which to understand world politics.

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Apparently this was the book that revolutionised the American diet upon release [although I don't think it's caught on], although it's definitely revolutionised mine. Had it recommended to me following my heart attack, and so glad I read it. Read full review

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Don't forget when you read this for its philosophy and its recipes, that while it didn't start a whole movement it antedates a lot of bigger and better-known books that build on it. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Jeffrey Ashe teaches microfinance at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and the Sustainable International Development program at Brandeis University. He has worked in international development for decades, most recently as director of Community Finance at Oxfam America, where he and his team trained savings groups in Mali, Senegal, Cambodia, El Salvador, and Guatemala.

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