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Grounded Vision

Author : William H. Major
ISBN : 9780817317348
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Attempts to merge academic criticism with the work of agrarian writers to highlight issues of which both can be part of the dialogue, including sustainable agriculture and slow-food movements.

The Sage Encyclopedia Of Food Issues

Author : Ken Albala
ISBN : 9781506300733
Genre : Reference
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues explores the topic of food across multiple disciplines within the social sciences and related areas including business, consumerism, marketing, and environmentalism. In contrast to the existing reference works on the topic of food that tend to fall into the categories of cultural perspectives, this carefully balanced academic encyclopedia focuses on social and policy aspects of food production, safety, regulation, labeling, marketing, distribution, and consumption. A sampling of general topic areas covered includes Agriculture, Labor, Food Processing, Marketing and Advertising, Trade and Distribution, Retail and Shopping, Consumption, Food Ideologies, Food in Popular Media, Food Safety, Environment, Health, Government Policy, and Hunger and Poverty. This encyclopedia introduces students to the fascinating, and at times contentious, and ever-so-vital field involving food issues. Key Features: Contains approximately 500 signed entries concluding with cross-references and suggestions for further readings Organized A-to-Z with a thematic “Reader’s Guide” in the front matter grouping related entries by general topic area Provides a Resource Guide and a detailed and comprehensive Index along with robust search-and-browse functionality in the electronic edition This three-volume reference work will serve as a general, non-technical resource for students and researchers who seek to better understand the topic of food and the issues surrounding it.

Baptized With The Soil

Author : Kevin M. Lowe
ISBN : 9780190249458
Genre : Country life
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In the early twentieth century, many Americans were troubled by the way agriculture was becoming increasingly industrial and corporate. Mainline Protestant churches and cooperative organizations began to come together to promote agrarianism: the belief that the health of the nation depended on small rural communities and family farms. In Baptized with the Soil, Kevin M. Lowe offers for the first time a comprehensive history of the Protestant commitment to rural America. Christian agrarians believed that farming was the most moral way of life and a means for people to serve God by taking care of the earth that God created. When the Great Depression hit, Christian agrarians worked harder to keep small farmers on the land. They formed alliances with state universities, cooperative extension services, and each other's denominations. They experimented with ways of revitalizing rural church life--including new worship services like Rural Life Sunday, and new strategies for raising financial support like the Lord's Acre. Because they believed that the earth was holy, Christian agrarians also became leaders in promoting soil conservation. Decades before the environmental movement, they inspired an ethic of environmental stewardship in their congregations. They may not have been able to prevent the spread of industrial agribusiness, but their ideas have helped define significant and long-lasting currents in American culture.

Here And There

Author : William Conlogue
ISBN : UCSD:31822040868549
Genre : History
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"A collection of essays exploring the social, economic, and environmental elements of the anthracite coal region of northeastern Pennsylvania"--Provided by publisher.

Nostalgia Narrative And Modernity In Swedish Silent Cinema

Author : Ebba Filippa Segerberg
ISBN : UCAL:C3445109
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Southern Writers

Author : Joseph M. Flora
ISBN : 9780807131237
Genre : Reference
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This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition's-written by 264 scholars. For every figure major and minor, from the venerable and canonical to the fresh and innovative, a biographical sketch and chronological list of published works provide comprehensive, concise, up-to-date information. Here in one convenient source are the South's novelists and short story writers, poets and dramatists, memoirists and essayists, journalists, scholars, and biographers from the colonial period to the twenty-first century. What constitutes a "southern writer" is always a matter for debate. Editors Joseph M. Flora and Amber Vogel have used a generous definition that turns on having a significant connection to the region, in either a personal or literary sense. New to this volume are younger writers who have emerged in the quarter century since the dictionary's original publication, as well as older talents previously unknown or unacknowledged. For almost every writer found in the previous edition, a new biography has been commissioned. Drawn from the very best minds on southern literature and covering the full spectrum of its practitioners, Southern Writers is an indispensable reference book for anyone intrigued by the subject.

Proceedings Of The British Academy Volume 124 Biographical Memoirs Of Fellows Iii

Author : Professor P.J. Marshall, CBE, FBA
ISBN : 0197263208
Genre : History
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Volume 124 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains 19 obituaries of recently deceased Fellows of the British Academy.

Hillbilly Thomist

Author : Marion Montgomery
ISBN : UOM:39015063171949
Genre : Religion
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In the spirit of St. Thomas Aquinas, the writings of Flannery OConnors concern for place can best be seen in the immediacies of things and persons. It is in relation to St. Thomas teaching, then, that OConnor becomes comfortable in her place, Andalusia, that small farm just outside the small town of Milledgeville in middle Georgia. The abiding relationship between placeAndalusia or elsewhereand a person comes out of human nature itself, evidenced in a persons experiences of things in this place at this time. With that as background, this detailed analysis of OConnors works lays to rest the authors own self-deprecating description of herself as a hillbilly Thomist. Instead we see in OConnors writing a highly sophisticated mind, an inconvenience to the many critics who dismiss her as anti-intellectual. Readers...will be rewarded in reading [Montgomery]Modern Age; I regard Marion Montgomery as one of the most acute and profound critics of present-day American culture. He brings to his discussion of it penetrating insight and solid scholarship.Cleanth Brooks. The book is published as a set of two volumes. Replacement volumes can be obtained individually under ISBN 0786426268 (for Volume 1) and ISBN 078642627-6 (for Volume 2).

Jayaprakash Narayan Essential Writings 1929 1979

Author : Jayaprakash Narayan
ISBN : UOM:39015052174201
Genre : India
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Seeks To Present In A Single Volume Jayaprakash`S Most Significant Writings Over 50 Years (1929-1979) - Give A Glimpse Into His Role In Public Life. The Presentation Is Under 40 Heads-Upto 1979. Index.

African Business

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131535572
Genre : Africa
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