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    DescriptionIn this intelligently argued and principled book, internationally renowned Third World environmentalist Vandana Shiva exposes the latest frontier of the North's ongoing assault against the South's biological and other resources. Since the land, the forests, the oceans, and the atmosphere have already been colonized, eroded, and polluted, she argues, Northern capital is now carving out new colonies to exploit for gain: the interior spaces of the bodies of women, plants and animals.


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    Title
    Biopiracy
    Subtitle
    The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Vandana Shiva
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 148
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 68 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780896085558
    ISBN 10: 0896085554
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ENV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.3
    BIC subject category V2: RNT
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27610
    DC21: 304.28
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: SCI010000
    Ingram Subject Code: EV
    Libri: I-EV
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000, POL033000, POL011020
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LAW051000, LAW070000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 341.7/58, 341.758
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LAW110000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: K1519.B54 S53 1997
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: B94750000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: LB, GTQ, KCL, RNT, JBSL11, LND, LNCR
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    South End Press
    Imprint name
    South End Press
    Publication date
    01 July 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Author Information
    A world-renowned environmental leader and recipient of the 1993 Alternative Nobel Peace Prize (the Right Livelihood Award), Shiva has authored several bestselling books, most recently Earth Democracy. Activist and scientist, Shiva leads, with Ralph Nader and Jeremy Rifkin, the International Forum on Globalization. Before becoming an activist, Shiva was one of India's leading physicists.