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Look to the Land

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Lord Northbourne (1896-1982) was a man of exceptional vision, who already in the 1940s diagnosed in detail the sickness of modern society as stemming from the severance of its organic links with the wholeness of life. A leading figure in the early organic farming movement, his writings profoundly affected such other pioneers as Sir Albert Howard, Rolf Gardiner, Ehrenfried Pfeiffer, and H. J. Massingham. His path led him on to a profound study of comparative religion, traditional metaphysics, and the science of symbols, which he employed in incisive observations on the character of modern society. His later writings exercised considerable influence on his younger contemporaries E. F. Schumacher and Thomas Merton, and in many ways anticipate the essays of Wendell Berry. The republication of this milestone ecological text will be followed by three volumes of Northbourne's later metaphysical and cultural writings.

Paperback in Very Good condition overall. Minimal wear and marks to cover from storage/use. Solid binding. Interior contains no marks, annotation or marginalia.

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Author(s):
Lord Northmore
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6 x 9"
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0900588896
ISBN-13:
9780900588891
Number of pages:
128
Publisher:
Sophia Perennis

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Lord Northbourne (1896-1982) was a man of exceptional vision, who already in the 1940s diagnosed in detail the sickness of modern society as stemming from the severance of its organic links with the wholeness of life. A leading figure in the early organic farming movement, his writings profoundly affected such other pioneers as Sir Albert Howard, Rolf Gardiner, Ehrenfried Pfeiffer, and H. J. Massingham. His path led him on to a profound study of comparative religion, traditional metaphysics, and the science of symbols, which he employed in incisive observations on the character of modern society. His later writings exercised considerable influence on his younger contemporaries E. F. Schumacher and Thomas Merton, and in many ways anticipate the essays of Wendell Berry. The republication of this milestone ecological text will be followed by three volumes of Northbourne's later metaphysical and cultural writings.

Paperback in Very Good condition overall. Minimal wear and marks to cover from storage/use. Solid binding. Interior contains no marks, annotation or marginalia.

Author(s):
Lord Northmore
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6 x 9"
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0900588896
ISBN-13:
9780900588891
Number of pages:
128
Publisher:
Sophia Perennis

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