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- Wiley 2005; US$ 30.00
"There is a small number of people in every generation who are forerunners in thought, action, spirit, who swerve past the barriers of greed and power to hold a torch high for the rest of us. Frances Moore Lappé is one of those. Her writing has done that again and again. Here, in her latest work, she brings the familiar eloquency of expression, simplicity... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
Here again is the extraordinary bestselling book that taught America the social and personal significance of a new way of eating-- one that remains a complete guide for eating well in the 90s. Featuring: simple rules for a healthy diet; a streamlined, easy-to-use format; delicious food combinations of protein-rich meals without meat; hundreds of wonderful... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
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. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Small Planet Media 2010; US$ 14.95
Designated by The New York Times Book Review as a must-read in 2008 for the next U.S. president, Lappé?s unique take and laser-like logic invite readers to try on a new, invigorating way of seeing the world. With her characteristic boldness, she takes on a set of disempowering ideas driving economic and ecological crises, challenging readers to... more...
- Nation Books 2011; US$ 16.99
In EcoMind , Frances Moore Lappé—a giant of the environmental movement—confronts accepted wisdom of environmentalism. Drawing on the latest research from anthropology to neuroscience and her own field experience, she argues that the biggest challenge to human survival isn?t our fossil fuel dependency, melting glaciers, or other calamities. Rather,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.95
Frances Moore Lappé-author of the million-selling Diet for a Small Planet -and Jeffrey Perkins offer the radical notion that our fears can be a source of energy to create the lives and the world we want. Now more than ever, it seems, our lives and the lives of our loved ones are at risk. Our normal response is to retreat. But what if fear were... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00
Kirkus Reviews ?[Vicki Robin] realizes that ?local? is as much a state of mind as a geographical location.?? Publishers Weekly ?[ Blessing the Hands That Feed Us is] about discovering, with gusto, the other end of the industrial food scale and how eating closer to home can affect global issues of hunger, justice, and nutrition. This enjoyable... more...
- Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 15.95
Stormy debates about genetically engineered (GE) food have raged throughout the world in recent years, and the issue is now more potent than ever. Seventy to eighty percent of processed foods now sold in supermarkets contain genetically engineered ingredients, and the trend is growing at a startling rate. This second, completely revised edition of... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 19.95
Two and a half billion people worldwide, most of them desperately poor villagers, need a better way to save and to borrow. Even the most innovative banking institutions can?t reach them; savings groups can. In savings groups, members save what they can in a communal pot and loan their growing fund to each other for their short-term needs. Jeffrey... more...