16th out of 61 books — 11 voters
Losing Asia: Modernization and the Culture of Development
by Bret Wallach
"Village landscapes," writes Bret Wallach, "are among the most perfect places on the planet." In this highly engaging account of the aesthetic cost of modernizing the Asian countryside, Wallach presents a dark side of Third World development. Showing through descriptive travelogue where and how so much of the beauty in these rural landscapes has been lost, he nevertheless...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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Global Citizenship: Poverty and Wealth, Want and Waste
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