Another Turn of the Crank: Essays
Wendell Berry proposes, and earnestly hopes, that people will learn once more to care for their local communities, and so begin a restoration that might spread over our entire nation and beyond. The renewed development of local economies would help preserve rural diversity despite the burgeoning global economy that threatens to homogenize and compromise communities all over the world. From modern health care to the practice of forestry, from local focus to national resolve, Berry argues, there can never be a separation between global ecosystems and human communities - the two are intricately connected; the health and survival of one depends upon the other. Another Turn of the Crank reaches to the heart of Berry's concern and vision for the future, for America and for the world.
2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award
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Berry , W. (1995). Another Turn of the Crank: Essays. Washington, DC: Counterpoint.