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In this book, with its title harking back to the origin of the word 'economics' - from oikonomikos, or household management - Berry explores and discusses what it means to make oneself “responsibly at home, and in his native and chosen place. He uses this as a theme to explore a variety of topics including the nuclear arms race, the rise in industrial agriculture, preserving wilderness, the meaning of higher education etc.

Home Economics: Fourteen Essays

by Wendell Berry
About
The Book
In this book, with its title harking back to the origin of the word 'economics' - from oikonomikos, or household management - Berry explores and discusses what it means to make oneself “responsibly at home, and in his native and chosen place. He uses this as a theme to explore a variety of topics including the nuclear arms race, the rise in industrial agriculture, preserving wilderness, the meaning of higher education etc.
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What Michael Pollan says

I’ve learned more from Berry than anyone else about how best to engage with nature, and how to write a sturdy and pleasing english sentence.