Eco-Alchemy Paperback

Anthroposophy and the History and Future of Environmentalism

by Dan McKanan;

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For nearly a century, the worldwide anthroposophical movement has been a catalyst for environmental activism, helping to bring to life many modern ecological practices such as organic farming, community-supported agriculture, and green banking. Yet the spiritual practice of anthroposophy remains unknown to most environmentalists. A historical and ethnographic study of the environmental movement, Eco-Alchemy uncovers for the first time the profound influences of anthroposophy and its founder, Rudolf Steiner, whose holistic worldview, rooted in esoteric spirituality, inspired the movement. Dan McKanan shows that environmentalism is itself a complex ecosystem and that it would not be as diverse or transformative without the contributions of anthroposophy.

Eco-Alchemy by Dan McKanan was published by University of California Press in November 2017. The ISBN for Eco-Alchemy is 9780520290068.

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Details for Eco-Alchemy

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherUniversity of California Press (November 2017)
Number of Pages296
Thickness20 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4525472
Page last updated 18th September 2018
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