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    The Vegetarian Myth (1 Volume Set) (Paperback) By (author) Lierre Keith

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    DescriptionPart memoir, nutritional primer, and political manifesto, this controversial examination exposes the destructive history of agriculturea"causing the devastation of prairies and forests, driving countless species extinct, altering the climate, and destroying the topsoila"and asserts that, in order to save the planet, food must come from within living communities. In order for this to happen, the argument champions eating locally and sustainably and encourages those with the resources to grow their own food. Further examining the question of what to eat from the perspective of both human and environmental health, the account goes beyond health choices and discusses potential moral issues from eatinga"or not eatinga"animals. Through the deeply personal narrative of someone who practiced veganism for 20 years, this unique exploration also discusses alternatives to industrial farming, reveals the risks of a vegan diet, and explains why animals belong on ecologically sound farms.


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    Title
    The Vegetarian Myth (1 Volume Set)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lierre Keith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 900 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781459611313
    ISBN 10: 1459611314
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.4
    DC21: 613.262
    BIC subject category V2: VFMD
    BISAC V2.8: HEA017000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24630
    Ingram Subject Code: HO
    Libri: I-HO
    BISAC V2.8: HOM022000, TEC003070
    DC22: 613.262
    Edition
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    Large Print 16 pt
    Publisher
    ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
    Imprint name
    ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd
    Publication date
    01 June 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Richmond, BC