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Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply


"A leading thinker who has eloquently blended her views on the environment, agriculture, spirituality, and women’s rights into a powerful philosophy." — Utne Reader

"One of the world’s most prominent radical scientists." — The Guardian

"Shiva…has devoted her life to fighting for the rights of the ordinary people of India…her fierce intellect and her disarmingly friendly, accessible manner have made her a valuable advocate for people all over the developing world." — Ms. Magazine

"Vandana Shiva is a burst of creative energy and intellectual power." — The Progressive

Shiva’s Biopiracy was named a "Break-Through Book" on Intellectual Property in Lingua Franca in July/August 1999 issue. — The Publisher

 

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In her latest book, "the South’s best known environmentalist" (New Internationalist) and 1993 Right Livelihood Award winner, Vandana Shiva, continues her path-breaking work on uncovering the devastating human and environmental impacts of corporate-engineered international trade agreements. In Stolen Harvest, she charts the impacts of industrial agriculture and what they mean for small farmers, the environment, and the quality and healthfulness of the foods we eat. A short, impassioned, and inspiring book that will shape the debate about genetic engineering and commercial agriculture for years to come.

 

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