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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User Review  - Anne Mcarthur - Goodreads

A really important book. While some parts are a little outdated, it is still relevant...especially when she writes about big food industries and the need to for whole, unprocessed food. We also still ... Read full review

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Very influential book in its day. I loved the idea of combining proteins to save food. She also builds a great case against the feedlot system. Too bad more people didn't read this book. Read full review

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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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