Nature's Web by Peter Marshall

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This work places the contemporary debate over green issues in its historical context. Outlining the ideas and values which have led to the present crisis, Peter Marshall traces the development of ecological thought from its origins in ancient religions and philosophies, to modern science and ethics. Informed by sound research and meticulous scholarship, this is an accessible guide to green politics, environmentalism and ecology. It provides the wider ecological movement with a comprehensive vision which will lay the foundations of an organic and sustainable society in harmony with nature.

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Peter Marshall is Professor of History at the University of Warwick, with a particular interest in the study of religious belief and practice in sixteenth and seventeenth-century England and the cultural impact of the English Reformation. He has published widely in the field, including a survey of the period, Reformation England 1480-1642, and The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation, also published by Oxford University Press.
Published June 1, 1996 by M E Sharpe Inc. 513 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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