Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 448 pages
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The author of the classic Diet for a Small Planet and her daughter travel the world, discovering practical visionaries who are making a difference in world hunger, sometimes one village at a time.

Thirty years ago Frances Moore Lappé started a revolution in the way Americans think about food and hunger. Now Frances and her daughter, Anna, pick up where Diet for a Small Planet left off. Together, they set out on an around-the-world journey to explore the greatest challenges we face at the new millennium. Traveling to Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe, they discovered answers to the most urgent issue of our time: Whether we are able to transcend today's consumerism and the isolation of "me-first" capitalism and find the paths that each of us can follow to heal our lives and the planet. Featuring nearly seventy recipes from celebrated vegetarian culinary pioneers-including Alice Waters, Mollie Katzen, Laurel Robertson, Nora Pouillon, and Anna Thomas-Hope's Edge highlights true trailblazers engaged in social, environmental, and economic transformations.

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Frances Moore Lapp is the well-known author of Diet for a Small Planet (1973), a manifesto of global food politics. For this follow-up, she and daughter Anna unblinkingly document an international ... Read full review

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Contents

An Opening Note
3
Maps of the Mind
13
THE DELICIOUS REVOLUTION
37
THE BATTLE FOR HUMAN NATURE
63
Beautiful Horizon
93
THE HYACINTH PRINCIPLE
104
SEEKING ANNAPOORNA
138
Walking to Nairobi
167
Taking Off the Cowboy Hat
244
TRAVELING THE EDGE OF POSSIBILITY
279
Recipes from pioneer vegetarian
336
j Recipes from pioneer chefs
356
A Short List of Recommended Readings
413
Endnotes
420
Acknowledgments
436
Small Planet Fund
449

STIRRING THE SLEEPING GlANT
196
THE LAST TASTE OF PARIS
212
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About the author (2002)

Frances Moore Lappé is the author of Diet for a Small Planet and eleven other books.

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