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The Resource Breaking new ground : a personal history, Lester R. Brown

Breaking new ground : a personal history, Lester R. Brown

Label
Breaking new ground : a personal history
Title
Breaking new ground
Title remainder
a personal history
Statement of responsibility
Lester R. Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This memoir from the environmental analyst and activist describes how he created a successful tomato business as a teenager, worked at the USDA, and eventually founded two major non-profit organizations that have drawn attention to climate change and lagging agricultural productivity
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Lester R.
Dewey number
  • 363.70092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GE56.B795
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Lester R.
  • Worldwatch Institute
  • Earth Policy Institute
  • Environmentalists
  • Autobiography
Target audience
adult
Label
Breaking new ground : a personal history, Lester R. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Breakthrough -- Early years: the Great Depression and World War II -- Growing tomatoes -- Ag science at Rutgers -- Life in the villages of India -- Monsoon failure in India -- Shifting gears: The Overseas Development Council -- The Worldwatch Institute: present at the creation -- Worldwatch: a world leader -- The food debate with China -- Earth Policy Institute: time for Plan B -- Reaching the world -- Reflections
Control code
ocn829738410
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393240061
Lccn
2013013753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
B B81322 ; XX-AB ; LAP ; C1311BT9.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 829738410
  • (Sirsi) 829738410
  • (OCoLC)829738410
Label
Breaking new ground : a personal history, Lester R. Brown
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Breakthrough -- Early years: the Great Depression and World War II -- Growing tomatoes -- Ag science at Rutgers -- Life in the villages of India -- Monsoon failure in India -- Shifting gears: The Overseas Development Council -- The Worldwatch Institute: present at the creation -- Worldwatch: a world leader -- The food debate with China -- Earth Policy Institute: time for Plan B -- Reaching the world -- Reflections
Control code
ocn829738410
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
224 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393240061
Lccn
2013013753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
B B81322 ; XX-AB ; LAP ; C1311BT9.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 829738410
  • (Sirsi) 829738410
  • (OCoLC)829738410

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