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Cover of A Guide for the Perplexed

A Guide for the Perplexed

Year: 1977
A damning critique of scientific materialism - the summation of his life's work.
Tags: 1970-79  
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Cover of Animal Machines

Animal Machines

Year: 1964
Did for factory farming what Silent Spring did for pesticides
Tags: 1950-69  
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Cover of Be Human or Die

Be Human or Die

Year: 1973
Tags: 1970-79  
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Cover of Blueprint for Survival

Blueprint for Survival

Year: 1972
Published in book form after appearing in The Ecologist and widely read and translated.
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Cover of Deschooling Society

Deschooling Society

Year: 1971
A critique of modern schooling - "Universal education through schooling is not feasible."
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Cover of Ecotopia

Ecotopia

Year: 1975
A fictional description of an Ecological Utopia
Tags: 1970-79  
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Cover of Fields, Factories and Workshops

Fields, Factories and Workshops

Year: 1898
Often presented as an anarchist text but actually a vision of self-sufficient ecological communities ...
Tags: before 1900  
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Cover of Future Shock

Future Shock

Year: 1970
"Future shock" is the personal perception of too much change in too short a period of time
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Cover of Gaia: a new look at life on earth

Gaia: a new look at life on earth

Year: 1979
The book that launched the idea of Gaia into the public mind
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Cover of Green Politics

Green Politics

Year: 1984
The rise of the W.German greens documented.
Tags: 1980-89  
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Cover of News from Nowhere

News from Nowhere

Year: 1891
Fictional account of an eco-socialist utopia
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Cover of Our Synthetic Environment

Our Synthetic Environment

Year: 1962
Warns of dangers of pesticide use (just before Silent Spring) and calls for ecological worldview
Tags: 1950-69  
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Cover of Post Scarcity Anarchism

Post Scarcity Anarchism

Year: 1971
There was a lot of overlap between anarchist and ecological thinking. Many read and were influenced ...
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Cover of Seeing Green

Seeing Green

Year: 1984
At least worthy of mention as the book which inspired Caroline Lucas to join the Green Party in 1986 ...
Tags: 1980-89  
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Cover of Silent Spring

Silent Spring

Year: 1962
Often credited with kickstarting the modern ecology movement.
Tags: 1950-69  
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Cover of Since Silent Spring

Since Silent Spring

Year: 1970
8 years after Silent Spring, a rebuttal to the storm of complaint from vested pesticide interests. ...
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Cover of Small Is Beautiful

Small Is Beautiful
a study of economics as if people mattered

Year: 1973
The book that brought a damning critique of conventional economics to a wide audience
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Cover of The Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency

The Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency

Year: 1976
The Fat of the Land set the scene, this provided the coffee table manual.
Tags: 1970-79  
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Cover of The Eco-Activists

The Eco-Activists

Year: 1971
A useful survey of the late 60s wave of eco-activism
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Cover of The Fat of the Land

The Fat of the Land

Year: 1961
Prelude to the self-sufficiency movement
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Cover of The Greening of America

The Greening of America

Year: 1970
Tags: 1970-79  
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Cover of The Limits to Growth

The Limits to Growth

Year: 1972
Findings of an investigation into world eco-system limits presented in the summer of 1971
Tags: 1970-79  
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Cover of The Making of a Counter Culture

The Making of a Counter Culture

Year: 1969
Account of the rise of the counter-culture
Tags: 1950-69  
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Cover of The Population Bomb

The Population Bomb

Year: 1968
Criticised as alarmist but drew attention to the effect of the pressure of human numbers on the worl ...
Tags: 1950-69  
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Cover of The Symbiotic Planet

The Symbiotic Planet
A New Look at Evolution

Year: 1998
from the co-creator of the Gaia concept a summary of her main work in the 60s and 70s
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Cover of The Way

The Way

Year: 1992
Teddy Goldsmth's summation of four decades of ecological thinking
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Cover of Thinking Green

Thinking Green
An Anthology of Essential Ecological Writing

Edited by Michael Allaby
Year: 1989
A collection of short essays and extracts from a wide variety of writers on ecological themes
Tags: 1980-89  
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Cover of Walden

Walden

Year: 1854
Tags: before 1900  
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Cover of Where the Wasteland Ends

Where the Wasteland Ends

Year: 1972
A damning critique of (or rant about) the consequences of scientific materialism
Tags: 1970-79  
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