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It calls up important questions of sustainability and production, of ethics and responsibility. Used book in Good Condition. It sets us in relation to others.
Farm City: The Education of an Urban FarmerPenguin Books #ad - By turns edgy, and hilarious, moving, Farm City marks the debut of a striking new voice in American writing. Michael pollan, author of the omnivore's dilemma and food ruleswhen novella carpenter--captivated by the idea of backyard self-sufficiency as the daughter of two back-to-the-earth hippies--moves to a ramshackle house in inner-city Oakland and discovers a weed-choked, she closes her eyes and pictures heirloom tomatoes, a beehive, garbage-strewn abandoned lot next door, and a chicken coop.
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer #ad - What starts out as a few egg-laying chickens leads to turkeys, geese, and ducks. And not long after, along came two 300-pound pigs. One of new york times top 10 books of 2009” Dwight Garner"Captivating. And no, these charming and eccentric animals aren’t pets. Novella is raising these animals for dinner. An unforgettably charming memoir, full of hilarious moments, and a great deal of heart, fascinating farmer’s tips, Farm City offers a beautiful mediation on what we give up to live the way we do today.
Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with ReadingsCengage Learning #ad - The book provides you with clear instructions, numerous models of student writing, helpful diagrams and visuals, and plenty of practice exercises. Evergreen, which has brought success to thousands of students across the country, takes you through the writing process step by step. Twenty readings at the end of the book, creating apps, by authors who represent many different backgrounds and ethnic groups, discuss topics as diverse as multitasking, preparing for the zombie apocalypse, and more.
This edition includes a new focus on improving your papers through writing better thesis statements. Photographs accompany and enhance the readings and encourage thoughtful consideration of advertisements, websites, and illustrations.
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four MealsPenguin #ad - One of the new york times book review's ten best books of the year winner of the james beard award author of how to change your mind and the #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food RulesWhat should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, with The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan confronted us with this seemingly simple question and, his brilliant and eye-opening exploration of our food choices, demonstrated that how we answer it today may determine not only our health but our survival as a species.
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals #ad - In the years since, pollan’s revolutionary examination has changed the way Americans think about food. Bringing wide attention to the little-known but vitally important dimensions of food and agriculture in America, Pollan launched a national conversation about what we eat and the profound consequences that even the simplest everyday food choices have on both ourselves and the natural world.
Ten years later, the omnivore’s Dilemma continues to transform the way Americans think about the politics, perils, and pleasures of eating. Isbn13: 9780143038580 .
Everything's an Argument with 2016 MLA UpdateBedford/St. Martin's #ad - Isbn13: 9780143038580 Learn to analyze the arguments that surround you every day and to create their own through coverage of five core types of arguments in Everything's an Argument with 2016 MLA Update.
Everything's an Argument with ReadingsBedford/St. Martin's #ad - Newly streamlined, its signature engaging, humor, and jargon-free instruction emphasizes cultural currency, and visual argument. Students love everything's an argument because it helps them understand how a world of argument already surrounds them; instructors love it because it helps students construct their own personally meaningful arguments about that world.
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They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings Fourth EditionW. W. Norton & Company #ad - They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings Fourth Edition #ad - The best-selling book on academic writing, with readings The book that has taught millions of students to present their arguments as a response to what “they say” has been expanded to define as broadly as possible who’s included in “they. Readings demonstrate the moves that matter in academic writing and represent a multitude of perspectives.
Used book in Good Condition. The fourth edition includes an anthology of 40 readings―half of which are new―that will prompt students to listen, and write about five important issues, think, including NEW “How Can We Bridge the Differences That Divide Us?” Isbn13: 9780143038580.
Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American DietAvery #ad - Critics, call for their banishment, insisting gmOs were designed by overeager scientists and greedy corporations to bolster an industrial food system that forces us to rely on cheap, meanwhile, unhealthy, processed food so they can turn an easy profit. He interviewed dozens of people on all sides of the debate—scientists hoping to engineer new crops that could provide nutrients to people in the developing world, Hawaiian papaya farmers who credit GMOs with saving their livelihoods, and local farmers in Maryland who are redefining what it means to be “sustainable.
The result is a comprehensive, nuanced examination of the state of our food system and a much-needed guide for consumers to help them make more informed choices about what to eat for their next meal. Isbn13: 9780143038580 In the past two decades, GMOs have come to dominate the American diet. Advocates hail them as the future of food, an enhanced method of crop breeding that can help feed an ever-increasing global population and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
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Are gmos really that bad? a prominent environmental journalist takes a fresh look at what they actually mean for our food system and for us.
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French MilkTouchstone #ad - French Milk #ad - Through delightful drawings, and musings, photographs, twenty-three-year-old Lucy Knisley documents a six-week trip she and her mother took to Paris when each was facing a milestone birthday. With a quirky flat in the fifth arrondissement as their home base, loafing at cafés, watching fireworks over the Eiffel Tower on New Year's Eve, they set out to explore all the city has to offer, visiting Oscar Wilde's grave, and, of course, drinking delicious French milk.
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Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA UpdateBedford/St. Martin's #ad - Rules for writers even comes with a complete instructor’s manual, syllabi, Teaching with Hacker Handbooks, with stepped-out lesson plans to customize and sample assignments, and rubrics from your peers. In revising the eighth edition, introduced advice for analyzing multimodal texts, Nancy Sommers has woven a new emphasis on reading critically throughout the first section of the handbook, and added help for public speaking.
And new peer review advice helps students effectively comment on drafts and apply feedback to revisions of their own work. All of these improvements help student writers—but they also save you time and effort. This title has been updated to reflect the 2016 mla updates! our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition.
Touchstone Books. New practical writing Guides support students working through college assignments in a variety of genres. And when that handbook is rules for writers, you can be sure the advice they find is practical and reliable—with help for composing and revising, analyzing texts, using grammar and punctuation correctly, writing arguments, and working with sources.
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