Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty


  • Release: 2003
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 395 page
  • ISBN: 0393051773
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A collection of traditional Sichuanese recipes, drawn from the author's two-year experience with regional chefs and complemented by detailed cooking methods, features a range of dishes and includes an ingredient glossary and a listing of twenty-three key Chinese flavors. 20,000 first printing.

Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty


  • Release: 1987
  • Publisher: Campbell River, B.C. : Ptarmigan Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 464 page
  • ISBN: 0919537456
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The Land of Plenty

The Land of Plenty


  • Release: 2013-06-05
  • Publisher: Catapult
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 360 page
  • ISBN: 9780985035549
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A labor strike at a lumber mill divides a town based on the author's hometown of Aberdeen, Washington. "The Land of Plenty" portrays the blue–collar workers' struggle for existence and depicts, with sensitivity and compassion, workers and owners alike in their poverty, depravity, and their ultimate goodness. "The Land of Plenty" created a political firestorm when it was published to great success in 1935. Long out –of–print it remains one of the most graphically exciting novels of the Thirties, a lost American classic.

Struggling in the Land of Plenty

Struggling in the Land of Plenty


  • Release: 2019-09-10
  • Publisher: Lexington Books
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 226 page
  • ISBN: 9781793600776
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Struggling in the Land of Plenty examines how gendered and racialized poverty, social structural inequality, intimate partner violence, and welfare reform have contributed to the rise in family homelessness, exposing the devastating consequences for women and their children.

Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty


  • Release: 2017-03-15
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  • File: PDF, 25 page
  • ISBN: 1946206059
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All of us affect, and are affected by, the food system: students who grow and eat carrots and tomatoes from their school garden; farm owners who maintain patches of natural habitat for bees; immigrants who hand-pick our apples, grapes, and oranges; public employees who design food-nutrition labels and monitor food safety; restaurant workers who take our orders and serve our meals; food reporters who write about ethnic cuisine; local groups of gleaners who keep edible food out of the dumpster and put it to good use; food pantries that teach teenagers to garden on vacant lots; parents who work to stretch their food budgets to the next payday; policymakers who determine agricultural subsidies; community members who advocate for policies to ensure that all of us have the food we need. While we have one of the most productive and efficient food systems in the world, millions of people in the US still fall between the cracks. People who may have enough to eat today worry about the availability and quality of food for future generations. This guide explores different approaches and actions that are, or could be, taken to create a food system that works for all of us. While the approaches overlap in some respects, they do suggest different priorities and involve different trade-offs. With this in mind, what should we do to ensure that people from all walks of life have the food they need?

In A Land Of Plenty

In A Land Of Plenty


  • Release: 2011-10-31
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 688 page
  • ISBN: 9781446473443
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In a small town in the middle of England, the aftermath of the Second World War brings change. For ambitious industrialist Charles Freeman, it offers new opportunities and marriage to Mary. He buys the big house on the hill and nails his aspirations to the future. In quick succession, three sons and a daughter bring life to the big house and, with it, the seeds of family joy and tragedy. As the children grow and struggle with the hazards of adulthood, Charles' business expands in direct proportion to his girth and becomes a symbol of the town's fortunes as Britain claws its way back from the grey austerity of wartime Britain. As times change, so do the family's fortunes. Their stories create a generous epic, an extraordinarily rich and plangent hymn to the transformation of middle England over the past fifty years. At its heart is a diverse and persuasive cast of loveable and odious characters attempting to contend with the restrictions of their generation. This is the story of our lives.

In This Land of Plenty

In This Land of Plenty


  • Release: 2019-08-23
  • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 328 page
  • ISBN: 9780812251470
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On August 7, 1989, Congressman Mickey Leland departed on a flight from Addis Ababa, with his thirteen-member delegation of Ethiopian and American relief workers and policy analysts, bound for Ethiopia's border with Sudan. This was Leland's seventh official humanitarian mission in his nearly decade-long drive to transform U.S. policies toward Africa to conform to his black internationalist vision of global cooperation, antiracism, and freedom from hunger. Leland's flight never arrived at its destination. The plane crashed, with no survivors. When Leland embarked on that delegation, he was a forty-four-year-old, deeply charismatic, fiercely compassionate, black, radical American. He was also an elected Democratic representative of Houston's largely African American and Latino Eighteenth Congressional District. Above all, he was a self-proclaimed "citizen of humanity." Throughout the 1980s, Leland and a small group of former radical-activist African American colleagues inside and outside Congress exerted outsized influence to elevate Africa's significance in American foreign affairs and to move the United States from its Cold War orientation toward a foreign policy devoted to humanitarianism, antiracism, and moral leadership. Their internationalism defined a new era of black political engagement with Africa. In This Land of Plenty presents Leland as the embodiment of larger currents in African American politics at the end of the twentieth century. But a sober look at his aspirations shows the successes and shortcomings of domestic radicalism and aspirations of politically neutral humanitarianism during the 1980s, and the extent to which the decade was a major turning point in U.S. relations with the African continent. Exploring the links between political activism, electoral politics, and international affairs, Benjamin Talton not only details Leland's political career but also examines African Americans' successes and failures in influencing U.S. foreign policy toward