Stories of the Great Turning

Stories of the Great Turning

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This book tells stories of how ordinary people in their everyday lives have responded to the challenges of living more sustainably. In these difficult times,we need stories that engage, enchant and inspire. Most of all, we need stories of practical changes, of community action, of changing hearts and minds. Here are tales about the transformation of wasteland and the installation of water power, of reducing consumption and creating sustainable business,stories from people changing how they live their lives and the inner transformation this demands.

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 158 x 232 x 16mm | 320g
  • Vala Publishing Cooperative Ltd
  • BristolUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 11
  • 1908363061
  • 9781908363060
  • 171,545

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"History tells us about our past. Stories tell us about our future. These very human testimonies from ordinary yet extraordinary people will help to chart the paths." Alastair McIntosh, author of Soil & Soul.

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About Joanna R. Macy

Peter Reason is Emeritus Professor at the University of Bath where, until 2009, he taught and led research in the field of sustainability. He now focuses on nature writing for an ecology in crisis. Melanie Newman used to work in business and now teaches creative writing at the University of Winchester. She takes a special interest in stories exploring our relationship with the natural world.

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