By Stacy Alaimo
How can we comprehend the supplier and importance of fabric forces and their interface with human our bodies? What does it suggest to be human in those instances, with our bodies which are inextricably interconnected with our actual international? physically Natures considers those questions through grappling with robust and pervasive fabric forces and their more and more destructive results at the human physique. Drawing on feminist idea, environmental stories, and the sciences, Stacy Alaimo specializes in trans-corporeality, or flow throughout our bodies and nature, which has profoundly altered our experience of self. by means of taking a look at a wide diversity of inventive and philosophical writings, Alaimo illuminates how technological know-how, politics, and tradition collide, whereas contemplating the closeness of the human physique to the environment.
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