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A Guide for the Perplexed

AuthorE.F. Schumacher

Published: 1977

A damning critique of scientific materialism - the summation of his life's work.

Synopsis 92 words

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Animal Machines

AuthorRuth Harrison

Published: 1964

Did for factory farming what Silent Spring did for pesticides

Synopsis 53 words

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Be Human or Die

AuthorRobert Waller

Published: 1973

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Blueprint for Survival

AuthorRobert Allen & Edward (Teddy) Goldsmith

Published: 1972

Published in book form after appearing in The Ecologist and widely read and translated.

Synopsis 17 words

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Our Synthetic Environment

AuthorMurray Bookchin

Published: 1962

Warns of dangers of pesticide use (just before Silent Spring) and calls for ecological worldview

Synopsis 6 words

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Post Scarcity Anarchism

AuthorMurray Bookchin

Published: 1971

There was a lot of overlap between anarchist and ecological thinking. Many read and were influenced by this.

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Silent Spring

AuthorRachel Carson

Published: 1962

Often credited with kickstarting the modern ecology movement.

Synopsis 85 words

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Since Silent Spring

AuthorFrank Graham

Published: 1970

8 years after Silent Spring, a rebuttal to the storm of complaint from vested pesticide interests.

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Small Is Beautiful

a study of economics as if people mattered

AuthorE.F. Schumacher

Published: 1973

The book that brought a damning critique of conventional economics to a wide audience

Synopsis 139 words

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The Making of a Counter Culture

AuthorTheodore Rozak

Published: 1969

Account of the rise of the counter-culture

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The Way

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Published: 1992

Teddy Goldsmth's summation of four decades of ecological thinking

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Where the Wasteland Ends

AuthorTheodore Rozak

Published: 1972

A damning critique of (or rant about) the consequences of scientific materialism

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