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Title:
Person/planet : the creative disintegration of industrial society
Author:
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1978.
Physical Description:
xxx, 347 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780385000635
Format :
Book

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Theodore Roszak was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 15, 1933. He received a B.A. from UCLA and a Ph.D. in English history from Princeton University. He taught at Stanford University, the University of British Columbia, San Francisco State University, and California State University, Hayward. His only lengthy departure from academia was when he served as editor of Peace News in London during 1964 and 1965.

His writings and social philosophy have been controversial since the publication of The Making of a Counter Culture in 1968. His other nonfiction works include Where the Wasteland Ends, Person/Planet, The Voice of the Earth, The Cult of Information, and Ecopsychology: Healing the Mind, Restoring the Earth.

He also wrote several novels including Flicker, The Devil and Daniel Silverman, and Memoirs of Elizabeth Frankenstein, which won the Tiptree Award. He died of cancer on July 5, 2011 at the age of 77.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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