October 22, 2017

Works

A list of all books by Edward Goldsmith, along with contributions to other publications

See also Books section and books category


Author

  • The Stable Society : its structure and control: towards a social cybernetics, Wadebridge Ecological Centre, UK, 1978
  • The Great U-Turn, Green Books, UK, 1988
  • The Way: An Ecological World-view, Rider Books, London, UK, 1992 (US edition: Shambhala, USA, 1993)
    • The Way: An Ecological World-view—revised and enlarged edition, Themis (Green Books), UK, 1996
    • The Way: An Ecological Worldview—Special Edition, UK, 2009 (To be published 2014)
  • Les sept sentiers de l’écologie (“The seven ways of ecology”), Editions Alphée, 2006

 

Unpublished and Privately Published Works

  • The Theory of a Unified Science (unpublished) 1956–1968 (revised and serialised as “Towards a Unified Science” in Vols 1, 2 & 3 of The Ecologist)
  • An Ethnographic Study of The Comores (circa 1971): fieldwork conducted during a month spent on Mayotte and Grand Comore, 1971 (privately published, 2008)
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Co-author

  • A Blueprint for Survival, co-author Robert Prescott-Allen, with contributions from Michael Allaby, John Davoll & Sam Lawrence. UK Hardback: Tom Stacey, London 1972
    • UK Paperback: Penguin Books, London, 14 September 1972
    • US Hardback: Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1972
    • US Paperback: Signet Special, New York, 1974
  • The Social and Environmental Effects of Large Dams: Volume I: an Overview, co-author with Nicholas Hildyard, Wadebridge Ecological Centre, Cornwall, UK, 1984
    • US edition: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco
  • The Social and Environmental Effects of Large Dams: Volume II: Case Studies, co-editor with Nicholas Hildyard, Wadebridge Ecological Centre, Cornwall, UK, 1986
  • 5,000 Days to Save the Planet, Hamlyn, London, 1990
    • This Imperiled Planet (US edition of 5,000 Days to Save the Planet), Co-author, MIT Press, Cambridge, USA, 1990
  • The Social and Environmental Effects of Large Dams: Volume III: a Review of the Literature, co-editor with Nicholas Hildyard, and part author, Wadebridge Ecological Centre, Cornwall, UK, 1992
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Editor

  • Can Britain Survive?, editor and part author, Hardback: Tom Stacey, London, 1971. Paperback: Sphere Books, London, 1971
  • The Stockholm Conference ECO, paper published daily for the official delegates of The Stockholm Conference, 1972
  • The Doomsday Funbook (Joys Of Apocalypse), collection of editorials with cartoons by Richard Willson, 1977
  • Green Britain or Industrial Wasteland?, co-editor and part author with Nicholas Hildyard, Polity Press, London, UK, 1986
  • The Earth Report, Forward, co-editor with Nicholas Hildyard, and part author, UK: Mitchell Beazley, London, 1988
    • USA edition: Price Stern Loan, Los Angeles, California
    • Battle for the Earth: Today’s Key Environmental Issues (Australian edition of The Earth Report), co-editor with Nicholas Hildyard, and part author, Child & Associates, Brookvale, NSW, Australia, 1988
  • Gaia, the Thesis, the Mechanisms and the Implications: proceedings of the First Annual Camelford Conference on the Implications of the Gaia Hypothesis, Preface, discussions and chapter, co-editor with Peter Bunyard, Wadebridge Ecological Centre, Cornwall, UK, 1988
  • Gaia and Evolution: proceedings of the Second Annual Camelford Conference on the Implications of the Gaia Thesis, Preface and chapter, co-editor with Peter Bunyard, Wadebridge Ecological Centre, Cornwall, UK, 1989
  • The Earth Report 2, Forward, co-editor with Nicholas Hildyard, and part author, UK: Mitchell Beazley, London, 1990
  • The Earth Report 3, co-editor with Nicholas Hildyard, and part author, UK: Mitchell Beazley, London, 1992
  • The Case Against the Global Economy: and for a turn towards the local, co-editor with Jerry Mander, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, USA, 1996 (43 chapters)
    • UK edition, Earthscan, 2001 (26 chapters)
  • The Doomsday Fun BookNew Edition, Introduction, editor and part author, Jon Carpenter Publishing, Charlbury, UK, 2006
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Contributor

  • Introduction, The Careless Technology, 1971
  • “Ecology, Controls and Short-term Expedients”, interview in Can We Survive Our Future, Bodley Head, 1971
  • “The logic of reorientation”, Manas, Vol. 26, No. 41, October 10th 1973. Condensed from a paper “After the Blueprint . . . Where?”, Teach-In for Survival, Robinson & Watkins Books, London, 1972
  • “Settlements and Social Stability”, Alternatives To Growth I: a search for sustainable futures, ed. Dennis Meadows, Ballinger, 1977
  • “Covering up the future” (Forward), Cover Up, Nicholas Hildyard, New English Library, 1981
  • Forward, The Jewish Community Of Frankfurt 13491849, Vanderher Publications, Camelford, England, 1988
  • An Emergency Call to Action for the Forests and their Peoples, co-author, New York Declaration and Briefing Document, 19th September, 1989
  • “Free Trade and GATT”, talk delivered at the India International Centre on 13 December 1991, published in Towards Hope—an ecological approach to the future, Vandana Shiva, Jeremy Seabrook, Gunther Hilliges, Upendra Baxi, Edward Goldsmith, and Paul Ekins, INTACH, 1992, part of the “Studies in ecology and sustainable development” series
  • “Development, biospheric ethics and a new way forward” (aka “Development Fallacies” and “Biospheric Ethics”), The Future of ProgressReflections on environment and development, revised edition, eds. Helena Norberg-Hodge, Peter Goering, and Steven Gorelick, on behalf of ISEC, Green Books, 1995
  • “Economic Development and Environmental Destruction”, Dominance of the West over the Rest, Just World Trust (JUST), 1995
  • Introduction, The Tory Record—an assessment, Jon Carpenter Publishing, 1997, on behalf of The Commission for Assessing the Conservative Record
  • “A Blueprint for Survival” (abridged), Classics in Environmental Studies, International Books, 1997
  • Turning Away From Technology, ed. Stephanie Mills, Sierra Book Club, 1997. Contributions, including the conference discussion “Technology, Employment and Livelihood”
  • “Exposing the myth of economic growth” (Foreword), The Growth Illusion: how economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet, Richard Douthwaite, Green Books, 15 October 1999
  • Chapter, John Aspinall Among His Friends, ed. Robin Birley, Harley Publishing, 2000
  • Preface, The New Imperialism, Shri Faizi Shahul, 2001
  • “Globalization and climate change”, and “Returning to an agriculture that protects the atmosphere”, Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World Is Possible, 1st Edition, 2002, and 2nd edition, 2004
  • “What to do?”, La terre vue du ciel (“The Earth seen from the Sky”), Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Paris, 3 September 2002
  • Introduction, World Rescue: climate facts—demands for acts, Nares Craig, October 2002
  • “Participating in democracy” (Preface), The Urban Village: a charter for democracy and sustainable development in the city, Alberto Magnaghi, Zed Books, September 2005
  • “Feeding People in an Age of Climate Change”, The Final Energy Crisis, ed. Andrew McKillop & Sheila Newmann, Pluto Press, 2005
  • “Feeding People in an Age of Climate Change”, Surviving the Century: Facing Climate Chaos and Other Global Challenges, Herbert Girardet, Earthscan, 2007

Foreign Language Editions

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French editions

Author

  • Changer ou Disparaître. French translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author, with Robert Allen, Fayard, Paris, France, 1973
  • Cinq mille jours pour sauver la Planète. French translation of 5,000 Days to Save the Planet (280,000 copies sold). Co-author, Editions du Chêne, Paris, France, 1990
  • Le Défi du 21ème Siècle—Une vision écologique du monde. French translation of The Way: an ecological world view. Author, Editions Le Rocher, France, 1994
  • Le Tao de l’écologie: Une vision écologique du monde. French translation of The Way, revised edition. Author, Editions du Rocher, 30 juin 2002
  • Les sept sentiers de l’écologie, Editions Alphée, 2006

Editor

  • La Médecine à la Question: une science de la sante au-dela des mythes de la technique par Edouard Goldsmith et Pierre-Marie Brunetti
  • Pour une écologie de la santé by Édouard Goldsmith. Editor and part author, Fernand Natha, France, 1981
  • Le Rapport Terre. French translation of The Earth Report. Co-editor, Librairie Stc, France, 1990
  • Le piège se referme (“The trap snaps shut again”), 2001

Contributor

  • “La société écologique”, CADMOS: Ecologie et Politique, Printemps, 1979
  • Introduction, Le Piège se Referme, Plon, May 2002. Follow-up to Le Piège, James Goldsmith, Editions Fixot, March 1994
  • “Avant le développement”, Défaire le développement Refaire le monde, L’Aventurine, Paris, 2003
  • Preface, Kogis: Le Réveil D’une Civilisation, Eric Julien, Précolombienne, Albin Michel, 2004
  • Changer ou disparaître: Entretien avec Edward Goldsmith”, L’Homme entre Terre et Ciel: Nature, écologie et spiritualité, Jouvence, 2007
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Italian editions

Author

  • La Morte Ecologica. Italian translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Laterza, Rome, 1972
  • 5,000 Giorni per Salvare it Planeta. Italian translation of 5,000 Days to Save the Planet. Co-author, Zanichelli, Milano, Italy, 1991
  • La Grande Inversione. Italian translation of The Great U-Turn. Author, Franco Mussic, Padua, Italy, 1992

Editor

  • L’Ipotesi Gaia. Italian translation of Gaia, the Thesis, the Mechanisms and the Implications: proceedings of the First Annual Camelford Conference on the Implications of the Gaia Hypothesis. Co-editor with Peter Bunyard, RED Edizioni, Como, Italy, 1992
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Spanish editions

Author

  • Proyecto Para La Supervivencia. Spanish translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author, with Robert Allen, Emecé, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1973
  • Manifiesto Para La Supervivencia. Spanish translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author, with Robert Allen, Alianza Editorial Madrid, 1972
  • La Tierra—Un Planeta para la Vida. Spanish translation of 5,000 Days to Save the Planet. Co-author, Ediciones Folio, S.A., Enero 1991. Folio and Keuning, Madrid, Spain, 1992
  • El Tao de la ecología. Una visión ecológica del mundo. Spanish translation of The Way. Author, Icaria Editorial, Barcelona, 1997

Editor

  • Informe Tierra—Guía de la A a la Z sobre temas medioambientales. Spanish translation of The Earth Report. Co-editor, Parthenon Comunication D.L, Barcelona, Spain, 1992

Contributor

  • Chapter, Ecologia Y Espiritualidad, ed. Pedro Burruezo, Ediciones Obelisco, Spain, 2008

 

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German editions

  • Planspiel zum Überleben: ein Aktionsprogramm. German translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author, with Robert Allen, Paperback: DVA Stuttgart, W. Germany, 1972
  • Der Weg—Ein Ökologisches Manifest. German translation of The Way: an ecological world view. Author, Bettendorf, Germany, 1996
  • Schwarzbuch Globalisierung. German translation of The Case Against the Global Economy: and for a turn towards the local. Co-editor with Jerry Mander, Broschiert, Germany, 2004
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Portuguese editions

Author

  • Desafio Ecológico. Portuguese translation of The Way: an ecological world view Author, Instituto Piaget, Portugal, 1995

Editor

  • Relatorio Terra. Portuguese translation of The Earth Report. Co-editor, Cercolo de Leitores, Portugal, 1988

 

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Danish editions

  • Hvis vi Skal Overleve. Danish translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Lindhardt og Ringhof, 1972
  • Arbejdsloshedens Okologi. An adaptation of “The Ecological Approach to Unemployment”, published in The Ecologist Quarterly, Spring 1978, and in PHP August 1978. Author, Christian Ejlers, Forlag, Denmark
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Dutch editions

  • Blauwdruk voor Overleving. Dutch translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Contact Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1973
  • Planeet voor het leven. Dutch translation of 5,000 Days to Save the Planet. Co-author, Lannoo/Bosch, Netherlands, 1991
  • De Weg: een ekologische werelduisie, Strichting Deltapers, 1996, TeKoS-reeks nr. 3
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Finnish edition

  • Voimme Pelastua. Finnish translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Tammi, Helsinki, Finland, 1972
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Swedish edition

  • Till Dem Som Vill Överleva. Swedish translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Bokförlaget Pan/Norstedts, Stockholm, Sweden, 1972
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Icelandic edition

  • Heimur a Helvegi. Icelandic translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Almenna Bokafelagio, Iceland, 1973

 

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Norwegian edition

  • Hvis vi Skal Overleve. Norwegian translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Paperback: Tiden Norsk Forlag, Oslo, Norway, 1973

 

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Japanese editions

  • A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Jiji Press, Japan, 1972
  • The Earth Report. Co-editor, Motovun, Tokyo, Japan, 1988
    (地球環境用語辞典)
    ISBN 4487760739
  • The Way, Revised and enlarged edition
    エコロジーの道 : 人間と地球の存続の知恵を求めて
    (Ekorojī no michi : ningen to chikyū no sonzoku no chie o motomete)
    訳 Translation: 大熊昭信 Akinobu Ōkuma
    出版社 Publisher: 法政大学出版局, Tōkyō : Hōsei University Printing Office, 1998
    Series: Sōsho uniberushitasu (monographs), 610
    ISBN-10: 458800610X
    ISBN-13: 978-4588006104

 

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Indonesian editions

  • Menuju Kelestarian. Indonesian translation of A Blueprint for Survival. Co-author with Robert Allen, Yayasan Obor Indonesia dan Institut Teknolog, Bandung, Indonesia, 1979
  • Dampak Social Dan Lungkungar Bendunjan Raksasa. Indonesian translation of The Social and Environmental Effects of Large Dams: Volume I: an Overview. Co-author with Nicholas Hildyard, Yayasan Obor Indonesi, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1993
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