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The Vulnerable Planet: Short Economic History of the Environment (Cornerstone Books) Hardcover – 1 Apr 1994

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  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Monthly Review Press,U.S. (April 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0853458758
  • ISBN-13: 978-0853458753
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 14.6 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,268,410 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"With impressive historical and economic detail ranging from the industrial Revolution to modern imperialism, The Vulnerable Planet explores the reasons why a global economic system geared toward private profit has spelled vulnerability for the earth's fragile natural environment."--BOOK JACKET. "Rejecting both individualistic solutions and policies that tinker at the margins, John Bellamy Foster calls for a fundamental reorganization of production on a social basis so as to make possible a sustainable and ecological economy."--BOOK JACKET. "This revised edition includes a new afterword by the author."--BOOK JACKET. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

John Bellamy Foster is editor of "Monthly Review". He is professor of sociology at the University of Oregon and author of "The Ecological Revolution", "The Great Financial Crisis" (with Fred Magdoff), "Critique of Intelligent Design" (with Brett Clark and Richard York), "Ecology Against Capitalism", "Marx s Ecology", and "The Vulnerable Planet".


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