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Mushroom at the End of the World On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

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ISBN-10: 0691220557

ISBN-13: 9780691220550

Edition: N/A

Authors: Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

List price: $18.95
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What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing's account of this sought-after fungi offers insights into areas far beyond just mushrooms and addresses a crucial question: What manages to live in the ruins we have made? The Mushroom at the End of the World explores the unexpected corners of matsutake commerce, where we encounter Japanese gourmets, capitalist traders, Hmong jungle fighters, Finnish nature guides, and more. These companions lead us into fungal ecologies and forest histories to better…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 6/8/2021
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.24" wide x 7.95" long x 0.92" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English