Pitzer Emeriti Professor Publishes New Book

Claremont, Calif. (May 26, 2009) — Pitzer College emeriti professor Barry Sanders authored Green Zone: The Environmental Cost of Militarism, published by AK Press. Sanders taught history of ideas at Pitzer and was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.

This new book examines the environmental impact of US military practices. In a period of unprecedented scrutiny of the social and economic impacts of the US defense policies, it explores a completely different aspect of the situation, declaring military activity, from fuel emissions to radioactive waste to defoliation campaigns, as the single-greatest contributor to the worldwide environmental crisis.

Based on research culled from documents released or leaked by the military, The Green Zone is the first book to provide a comprehensive examination of the relationship between militarism and ecological destruction.

To read more about Green Zone please visit: http://www.akpress.org/2009/items/greenzoneakpress

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