The Big Necessity: Adventures In The World Of  Human Waste (Paperback)
  • The Big Necessity: Adventures In The World Of  Human Waste (Paperback)
zoom

The Big Necessity: Adventures In The World Of Human Waste (Paperback)

(author)
£8.99
Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 06/07/2009
  • In stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
Produced behind closed doors, disposed of discreetly, hidden by euphemism, shit is rarely out in the open in 'civilized' society, but the world of waste - and the people who deal with it, work with it and in it - is a rich one.This book takes us underground to the sewers of New York and London and overground to meet the heroes of India's sanitation movement, American sewage schoolteachers, the Japanese genius at the cutting edge of toilet technology and the biosolids lobbying team. With a journalist's nose for story and a campaigner's desire for change, Rose George also addresses the politics of this under-reported social and environmental effluent, and the consequences of our reluctance to talk about it. Witty and original, The Big Necessity proves that shit doesn't have to be a dirty word.

Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781846270703
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 247 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm

You may also be interested in...

Ways of Curating
Added to basket
Orientalism
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Classics: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Songlines
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Feminism: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Fortune of the Rougons
Added to basket
Midnight in Sicily
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Culture and Imperialism
Added to basket
America
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Tipping Point
Added to basket
Yorkshire's Strangest Tales
Added to basket
How England Made the English
Added to basket
The Xenophobe's Guide to the English
Added to basket
Seven Days In The Art World
Added to basket
A Russian Journal
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.