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SUSTAINABILITY - A CULTURAL HISTORY
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SUSTAINABILITY - A CULTURAL HISTORY
Sustainability – A Cultural History p/b
2012

Ulrich Grobar – translated by Ray Cunningham

Size: 23.5cm x 15.5cm

The concept of sustainability is not an invention of the late 20th century. It is deeply rooted in many previous cultures. This is the surprising, yet entirely convincing, thesis of Ulrich Grober’s book. At its core, sustainability relates to the basic human need to maintain and nurture the conditions on which life depends.

In this publication Grober reassesses the concept of sustainability through fascinating historical examples of its application. He reveals it is born out of a crisis and yet also marks the birth of a new awareness; a realisation that the planet we live on has to be sustained and preserved for future generations.

Grober has the rare gift of telling a most important story in a clearer, accessible and enjoyable fashion.
224 pages

£14.95
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