The Global Assault on Forests

By Derrick Jensen and George Draffan

Chelsea Green Publishing Company (2003, world English rights, except India)

Paper • ISBN-13: 9781931498456 • US $15 • 8.8 in x 5.5 in • 192 pgs.



Described in a starred review by the Library Journal as a “landmark work,” Strangely Like War features a preface by the internationally renowned environmentalist Vandana Shiva, and exposes the destructive impact of industrial forestry and the escalating global war on trees.



Derrick Jensen is an activist, teacher, and prize-winning author of numerous books, including The Culture of Make Believe, A Language Older Than Words, Listening to the Land, Walking on Water: Reading, Writing, and Revolution, Thought to Exist in the Wild: Awakening from the Nightmare of Zoos, and co-author (with George Draffan) of Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control. His writing has appeared in New York Times Magazine, Audubon, The Sun Magazine, and Orion Magazine, among many others. Recently named Press Action Person of the Year, his speaking engagements pack bookstores, university auditoriums, and conference halls across the nation. He lives in Northern California and continues to write about the destructive impact of industrial civilization, our connection to the land, our kinship with one another, and our place in the living world. His website is

George Draffan is a forest activist, public interest investigator, and corporate muckraker. He is the author of The Elite Consensus, A Primer on Corporate Power, and co-author of Railroads & Clearcuts. For the past fifteen years he has provided research services and training to citizens and public interest groups that are investigating and challenging corporate power. Some of his work can be found at Endgame, a project of the Public Information Network (



A Language Older Than Words

Listening to the Land

The Culture of Make Believe

Thought to Exist in the Wild: Awakening from the Nightmare of Zoos

Walking on Water: Reading, Writing and Revolution

Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control



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