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Dying Villages Of Europe

September 21, 2009 | by SRB

Current Issue – Volume 5 Issue 3

Dying Villages Of Europe

Writer and poet Tom Pow makes a journey off Europe¹s beaten track.
In rural France, Russia, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, populations are declining rapidly.
The Enlightenment move to the urban core of human civilisation has a downside in the countryside.
Pow talks to rural dwellers and, and in this thoughtful essay, ponders what might be lost with the dying of the village.

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