REVIEW: The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress by Cameron Muir

Barbara Holloway

Abstract


Though not ecocriticism, this is an important work for anyone working anywhere on representation of the inter-being of natural and cultivated worlds. It shows the health of a bioregion changing through social, political, natural, economic and scientific influences from local, national and global sources. Muir’s primary focus is the dynamics of ‘agricultural progress’, a concept that so often results in damaging exploitation of earth and ecosystems.

Keywords


agriculture; bioregion; Murray-Darling Basin

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References


Cameron Muir, The Broken Promise of Agricultural Progress. London and NY: Routledge Environmental Humanities Series, 2014.


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