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The Shadows of Consumption:

by Peter Dauvergne

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2008-10
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9780262042468
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author traces the environmental consequences of five commodies: automobiles, gasoline, refrigerators, beef, and harp seals. In these histories we learn that America officials ignored warnings about the dangers of lead in gasoline in the 1920's; why China is now a leading producer of CFC-free refrigerators; and how activists were able to stop Canada's commercial seal hunt… Read more
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The Scottish Suffragettes (Scotªs Lives)

by Leah Leneman

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August 2000
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9781901663402
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The popular depiction of the women's suffrage movement is often London-based with 'suffragettes' chaining themselves to railings, marching for the cause, breaking windows, getting arrested and being forcibly fed by prison authorities. But the movement was more widespread than this might suggest. Throughout the country, as support grew, Scottish women were also playing an important part in the campaign for… Read more
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Hunters And Bureaucrats

by Paul Nadasdy

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Published
March 30, 2005
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Good+
ISBN
9780774809849
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'A fascinating ethnographic 'progress' report on one of Canada's flagship institutions: the negotiation of land claims with First Nations...Hunters and Bureaucrats makes a significant contribution to the exploding literature on indigenous, local and traditional knowledge. It provides one of the most original, coherent, and critical discussions of this literature, one that will draw a substantial readership' … Read more
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Identity

by Francis Fukuyama

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Published
2018
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Very Good
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9780374906740
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The demands of identity fuel much of what is going on in world politics today. The univrsal recognition on which liberal democracy is founded has been increasingly challenged by restrictive forms of recognition and resentment based on nation, religion, sect, race, ethnicity, or gender, which have resulted in anti-immigrant populism, the upsurge of politicized Islam, the fractious environment of many… Read more
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Environment, Scarcity, and Violence

by Thomas F Homer-Dixon

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Published
2001-07
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9780691089799
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Sound clean trade paper.
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