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Description - Soil and Soul by Alastair McIntosh

Scottish writer and campaigner Alastair McIntosh shows how it is still possible for individuals and communities to take on the might of corporate power and emerge victorious. As a founder of the Isle of Eigg Trust, McIntosh helped the beleaguered residents of Eigg to become the first Scottish community ever to clear their laird from his own estate. And plans to turn a majestic Hebridean mountain into a superquarry were overturned after McIntosh persuaded a Native American warrior chief to visit the Isle of Harris and testify at the government inquiry. This book weaves together theology, mythology, economics, ecology, history, poetics and politics as the author journeys towards a radical new philosophy of community, spirit and place.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781854109422
ISBN-10: 1854109421
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Aurum Press
Publisher: Aurum Press
Publish Date: 26-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alastair McIntosh

Alastair McIntosh is a Scottish writer and campaigner. A fellow of the Centre for Human Ecology, he lectures all over the world on subjects including new economics, community and non-violent defence strategies. He is author of Soil and Soul, published by Aurum.

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