The Colors of Nature: Culture, Identity, and the Natural World 11th Edition 9781571313195
Product Edition:11th Edition
Author: Alison Hawthorne Deming
Book Name: The Colors of Nature: Culture, Identity, and the Natural World
Subject Name: Social-science

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From African American to Asian American indigenous to immigrant �multiracial� to �mixedblood� the diversity of cultures in today�s world is reflected in our richly various stories�stories of creation and destruction displacement and heartbreak hope and mystery. For centuries this richness has been widely overlooked by readers of environmental literature.Featuring work from more than thirty contributors of widely diverse backgrounds�including Jamaica Kincaid on the fallacies of national mythsRobin Wall Kimmerer on the language of the natural worldYusef Komunyakaa connecting the toxic legacy of his Louisiana hometown to a blind faith in capitalismand bell hooks relating the quashing of multiculturalism to the destruction of �unpredictable� nature�The Colors of Nature�works against the grain of this traditional blind spot by exploring the relationship between culture and place emphasizing the lasting value of cultural heritage and revealing how this wealth of perspectives is essential to building a livable future.Bracing provocative and profoundly illuminating�The Colors of Nature�provides an antidote to the despair so often accompanying the intersection of cultural diversity and ecological awareness.Read more

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