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Wounded Civilization , the Trinidadian novelist V. S. Naipaul , whose ancestors also came from India , described the lineaments of poverty in Bihar a century later , where grinding need is still the lot of millions : In the village I ...
451 ) That eighteenth - century wisdom has a twentieth - century relevance to the environment . How do you convince the poor that they must join in saving the planet if you say nothing about ...
Contrast this with the situation in mid - century , when the urban population was 30 percent of world population , and at the start of the century , when it was a mere 15 percent . The increase in the number of city dwellers has been ...
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This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
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