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Against Sustainability - Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis - cover

Against Sustainability - Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis

Michelle Neely

Publisher: Fordham University Press

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Summary

Against Sustainability responds to contemporary environmental crisis not by seeking the origins of U.S. environmental problems, but by returning to the nineteenth-century literature and cultural contexts that gave rise to many of our most familiar environmental solutions. Chapters explore sustainability, recycling, frugality, preservation, radical pet keeping, zero waste, and utopianism.

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