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Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change Paperback – 15 January 1982

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@CATTON\Overshoot@''Perhaps at no time in human history has there been a more compelling need to re-examine public assumptions and to change national expectations. Overshoot is a book that contributes to this vital task.'' -- Stewart Udall, former Secretary of the Interior

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William R. Catton, Jr., is professor of sociology at Washington State University and author of From Animistic to Naturalistic Sociology and more than seventy-five articles in such journals as American Sociologist, Social Science Quarterly, Journal of Forestry, and BioScience.

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