Short 1000 word book report on global agriculture

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  • Budget $10 - $30 USD
  • Total Bids 15

Project Description

I need to write a book report that is related to global Agriculture. 1000 words. 3 parts: Intro - describe the book, describe the authors thesis/point of view, critically review the book and authors views.

And here is the book list: You must have access to one to be able to write the report.:

Becker, Jasper, 1996. Hungry ghosts: Mao’s secret famine. The Free Press.

Berry, Wendell, 1977. The unsettling of America: Culture and agriculture. Sierra Club Books.

Blaxter, Kenneth and Noel Robertson, 1995. From dearth to plenty: The modern revolution in food production. Cambridge University Press.

Cheeke, Peter R., 2004. Contemporary issues in animal agriculture. Pearson Prentice Hall.

Cline, William R., 2007. Global warming and agriculture: Impact estimates by country. Center for Global Development, Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Conkin, Paul K., 2008. A revolution down on the farm: The transformation of American agriculture since 1929. University Press of Kentucky.

De Villiers, Marq, 2000. Water: The fate of our most precious resource. Mariner Books.

Friedman, Thomas L., 2008. Hot, flat, and crowded: Why we need a green revolution and how it can renew America. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Friedman, Thomas L., 2000. The lexus and the olive tree: Understanding globalization. Anchor Books.

Fukuoka, Masanobu, 1978. The one-straw revolution. New York Review of Books.

Hansen, James, 2009. Storms of my grandchildren: The truth about the coming climate catastrophe and our last chance to save humanity. Bloomsbury USA.

Ikerd, John E., 2008. Crisis and opportunity: Sustainability in American agriculture. University of Nebraska.

Lappé, Frances Moore, Joseph Collins and Peter Rosset with Luis Esparza, 1998. World hunger: 12 myths. Grove Press, 2nd edition.

Leisinger, Klaus M., Karin M. Schmitt and Rajul Pandya-Lorch, 2002. Six billion and counting: Population growth and food security in the 21st century. International Food Policy Research Institute.

Lombord, Bjorn, 2007. Cool it: The skeptical environmentalist’s guide to global warming. Alfred A. Knopf.

Lovelock, James, 2009. The vanishing face of Gaia: A final warning. Basic Books.

Mann, Michael E. and Lee R. Kump, 2008. Dire predictions: Understanding global warming. DK Publishing, Inc.

Manning, Richard, 2004. Against the grain: How agriculture has hijacked civilization. North Point Press.

Mazoyer, Marcel and Laurence Roudart, 2006. A history of world agriculture: From the Neolithic age to the current crisis. Monthly Review Press.

Pachirat, Timothy, 2011. Every twelve seconds: Industrialized slaughter and the politics of sight. Yale University Press.

Pearce, Fred, 2010. The coming population crash, and our planet’s surprising future. Beacon Press.

Pollan, Michael, 2006. The omnivore’s dilemma: A natural history of four meals. Penguin Books.

Renner, Michael, 1996. Fighting for survival: Environmental decline, social conflict, and the new age of insecurity. W.W. Norton and Company.

Roberts, Paul, 2008. The end of food. Mariner Books.

Robbins, John, 1992. May all be fed: Diet for a new world. William Morrow and Company, Inc.

Runge, C. Ford, Benjamin Senauer, Philip G. Pardey and Mark W. Rosegrant, 2003. Ending hunger in our lifetime: Food security and globalization. International Food Policy Research Institute.

Shiva, Vandana, 2000. Stolen harvest: The hijacking of the global food supply. South End Press.

Sussman, Brian, 2010. Climategate: A veteran meteorologist exposes the global warming scam. WND Books.

Taeb, M. and A. H. Zakri, Eds., 2008. Agriculture, human security, and peace: A crossroad in African Development. Purdue University Press.

Tertzakian,Peter, 2006. A thousand barrels a second: The coming oil break point and the challenges facing an energy dependent world. McGraw-Hill.

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