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Published: 29 April 2016

256 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190239350

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Trash Talks

Revelations in the Rubbish

Elizabeth V. Spelman

  • Takes an unusually broad, multipronged approach to waste, so often viewed solely through the lens of its impact on the health of humans and the environment
  • Describes in fascinating detail the many ways that our refuse has a great deal to tell us about who we are and what we value
  • Sifts through the work of US Supreme Court Justices, archaeologists, narcotics agents, psychoanalysts, philosophers, fiction writers, sanitation workers, economists, and evolutionary theorists

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