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Making Peace with the Earth

Beyond Resource, Land and Food Wars


Wars in the 21st century are wars against the earth; against natural resources like water, soil, forests, minerals and seeds. The global corporate economy based on the idea of limitless growth has become a war economy.

Trade wars. Water wars. Food wars.

Corporate control violates all ethical and ecological limits. It promotes industrial development that entails the enforced appropriation of land, rivers, mountains; agribusinesses that deplete nature’s diversity, and land-grab. Exploitation of this order incurs the kind of ecological and economic debt that is unsustainable, unbailable and unbearable.

Making Peace with the Earth outlines how a paradigm shift to earth-centred politics and economics is our only chance of survival; and how collective resistance to corporate exploitation can open the way to a new environmentalism of interdependence and earth democracy.


Author: Vandana Shiva
Year: 2012
Price: Rs. 450
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 267
Dimensions: 21.6 in x 1.5 in x 13.7 in
Publisher: Women Unlimited
ISBN 13: 9788188965755

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