A Vegetarian Sourcebook: The Nutrition, Ecology, and Ethics of a Natural Foods Diet

Keith Akers

ISBN 10: 0399128026 / ISBN 13: 9780399128028
Published by G P Putnam's Sons, New York, NY, 1983
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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A Vegetarian Sourcebook: The Nutrition, Ecology, and Ethics of a Natural Foods Diet by Keith Akers. Published by G P Putnam's Sons, New York, NY, 1983. 1st Signed Edition. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo. Condition: Nr Fine in Torn & Taped DJ. Top outer corner of boards bumped, overall content excellent. Inscribed, signed & dated June 18, 1983 by author to original owner on loose front end paper. 229 Pgs. ISBN 0399128026. LCCN 82-20407. With an introduction by Peter Singer. An essential volume for everyone concerned about health and longevity, the fate of the earth, and the well-being of our fellow creatures, this book includes a wealth of new and thought-provoking information on: Protein, Vitamin B-12, Diet and Degenerative Disease, Atherosclerosis, Land Use, Forests, Water, Energy, Soil Erosion, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, The Jews Tradition, Christianity, Plato and Ancient Philosophy. Description text copyright 2015 BooksForComfort. Item ID 30087. Bookseller Inventory # 30087

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Title: A Vegetarian Sourcebook: The Nutrition, ...

Publisher: G P Putnam's Sons, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Poor

Signed: signed and inscribed by author

Edition: 1st edition.

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Explains the concepts of vegetarian nutrition and argues that vegetarianism is healthier, more practical in light of world hunger, and has a long philosophical tradition

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In most Western countries, animals are raised on "factory farms." The treatment animals receive in them is solely connected with price. While it is not necessary to be cruel to animals prior to their slaughter, it does save money.

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