Beyond Beef by Jeremy Rifkin
The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 4 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

Traces the history of human beef consumption and asks why Western civilization continues to raise and eat the cattle that threaten the global environment, human health, and economic stability. 35,000 first printing. National ad/promo. Tour.
 

About Jeremy Rifkin

See more books from this Author
Jeremy Rifkin is the bestselling author of "The Biotech Century," "The Age of Access," and "The Hydrogen Economy," A fellow at the Wharton School's Executive Education Program, he is the president of The Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington, D.C.
 
Published February 1, 1992 by Dutton Adult. 304 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for Beyond Beef

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Citing the works of others, Rifkin points to paleolithic bull and cow cults, to the clash several millennia ago between peaceful matrilineal agriculturalists and nomadic cattle herders who arose around the Ukraine and spread throughout the Old World, and to the North American West--where native p...

| Read Full Review of Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fal...

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Rifkin ( Entropy ) drives home the moral paradoxes inherent in this situation in a timely, tremendously important book that ranks with Peter Singer's Animal Liberation and John Robbins's Diet for a New America as a call to nutritional sanity, environmental ethics and awakened conscience.

| Read Full Review of Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fal...

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Rifkin drives home the moral paradoxes of meat eating, issuing an important call to nutritional sanity and environmental ethics.

| Read Full Review of Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fal...

Los Angeles Times

See more reviews from this publication

(The reasons range from the well-publicized forest burning in the Amazon to the natural production of methane in the animals' digestive systems.) These ills do not exhaust the litany of what must be done to keep beef moving through our supermarkets and fast-food restaurants in the amounts we cons...

May 14 1992 | Read Full Review of Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fal...

Reader Rating for Beyond Beef
80%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 16 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review