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Juliana Birnbaum, Sustainable [R]evolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms and Communities Worldwide

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This new book features the work of a worldwide network of visionaries, including journalists, activists, indigenous leaders and permaculturists such as David Holmgren, Vandana Shiva, Charles Eisenstein, Starhawk, Erik Assadourian, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Albert Bates, and Geoff Lawton. This beautifully photographed collection of profiles, interviews, and essays features 60 innovative community-based projects in diverse climates across the planet. Edited by anthropologist Juliana Birnbaum and award-winning activist filmmaker Louis Fox, it can be read as an informal ethnography of an international culture that is modeling solutions on the cutting edge of social and environmental change. The research presented in the book frames the permaculture movement as significant ally to marginalized groups, such as the urban poor and indigenous groups resisting the pressures of globalization. Sustainable Revolution uplifts and inspires with its catalog of dynamic cultural pioneers stewarding vibrant communities.

Trained as a cultural anthropologist and skilled in four languages, Juliana Birnbaum has lived and worked in the US, Europe, Japan, Nepal, Costa Rica, and Brazil. She has written about ecovillages, native rights and social justice issues in a variety of newspapers, indigenous journals, and anthologies including E-The Environmental Magazine, Bridges Journal, Quechua Network, and Cultural Survival Quarterly.
Sustainable Revolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms, and Communities Worldwide By Juliana Birnbaum (Editor), Louis Fox (Editor), Paul Hawken (Foreword by), Erika Rand (Designed by) Cover Image
By Juliana Birnbaum (Editor), Louis Fox (Editor), Paul Hawken (Foreword by), Erika Rand (Designed by)
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ISBN: 9781583946480
Published: North Atlantic Books - February 25th, 2014