The struggle for Eden : community gardens in New York City / Malve von Hassell

Author(s): Hassell, Malve von, 1957-
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Subjects: Community gardens--New York (State)--New York
Urban beautification--New York (State)--New York
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 2002
LC Classification: S, SB
Physical Description: xii, 183 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Introduction 1
2. History of Urban Community Gardening 27
3. The Frog and the Rooster: Urban Community Gardening and Community-Based Grassroots Initiatives 59
4. Primavera, Father Winter, Gaia, and Other Restless Spirits: Cultural Constructions of Community 91
5. The Rediscovered Amaranth: Patterns of Production, Distribution, and Consumption in Community Gardens 115
6. Conclusion 141
App. Necrology 159
Notes: LCCN: 2001037916
ISBN: 0897898583 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-172) and index
OCLC Number: 47283044
ISBN/ISSN: 0897898583