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Philosophy of Agricultural Science
Japan and Beyond
by Osamu Soda, President of Fukui Prefectural University

Osamu Soda, one of the leading Japanese scholars in the philosophy of agricultural science, examines the relationship between human life, the natural environment, and agriculture. 

Major themes analyzed include the economics and values of agricultural science, the relationship between urban centers and rural peripheries, the Japanese farming village, innovations in agricultural technology, and research methodologies in agricultural science.

Published by Trans Pacific Press
Published 2006, 250 pp.
ISBN 1 876843 26 8, hardback, 48.00
ISBN 1 876843 30 6, paperback, 24.99