The modern savage : our unthinking decision to eat animals
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New York : Thomas Dunne Books, [2015].
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Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
292 pages ; 21 cm.
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Main Library - Adult  1 available
179.3 McW
Oliver La Farge - Adult  1 available
179.3 McW

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Language
English
ISBN
9781250031198 (hc), 1250031192 (hc)

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-278) and index.
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"Just Food author James McWilliams's exploration of the "compassionate carnivore" movement and the paradox of humanity's relationship with animals. In the last four decades, food reformers have revealed the ecological and ethical problems of eating animals raised in industrial settings, turning what was once the boutique concern of radical eco-freaks into a mainstream movement. Although animal products are often labeled "cage free," "free range," and "humanely raised," can we trust these goods to be safe, sound, or ethical? In The Modern Savage, renowned writer, historian, and animal advocate James McWilliams pushes back against the questionable moral standards of a largely omnivorous world and explores the "alternative to the alternative" -- not eating domesticated animals at all. In poignant, powerful, and persuasive prose, McWilliams reveals the scope of the cruelty that takes place even on the smallest and, supposedly, most humane animal farms. In a world increasingly aware of animals' intelligence and the range of their emotions, McWilliams advocates for the only truly moral, sustainable choice: a diet without meat, dairy, or other animal products. In the spirit of Fast Food Nation and The Omnivore's Dilemma, McWilliams's The Modern Savage is a riveting expose of an industry that has typically hidden behind a veil of morality, and a compelling account of how to live a more economical, environmental, and ethical life"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McWilliams, J. E. (2015). The modern savage: our unthinking decision to eat animals (First edition.). Thomas Dunne Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McWilliams, James E. 2015. The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat Animals. New York: Thomas Dunne Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McWilliams, James E. The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat Animals New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McWilliams, James E. The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat Animals First edition., Thomas Dunne Books, 2015.

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