Agriculture

The moment people began cultivating land and breeding plants and animals became a turning point for human civilization. Today, the global demand for food is rising along with the dramatic increase of the world’s population. How can humanity meet the world’s unprecedented demand for food?


Summaries

Michael Pollan

The New York Review of Books, 2020

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How Having the Food We Want When We Want It Threatens Our Food Supply and Our Future

Rob Dunn

Little, Brown US, 2017

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Mark Stevenson

Profile Books, 2017

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How Prosperity Evolves

Matt Ridley

Harper, 2010

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How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal

Melanie Warner

Scribner, 2014

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Designing a World Where People Come First

Steve Hilton et al.

Public Affairs, 2016

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How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis: A Biography of an Ingenious Species

Ruth DeFries

Basic Books, 2014

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Paul Tullis

The Guardian, 2019

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What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us About Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth

Vicki Robin

Viking, 2014

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Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food

Ted Genoways

Harper, 2014

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