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  • So Shall We Reapby Colin Tudge

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 17.58

    A work that focuses on the relentless drive for maximum food production at rock-bottom cost. As health scares spiral, rural workers are driven off the land and poor nations are forced to export their goods in a cut-throat marketplace. Colin Trudge proposes an alternative, looking at the global food industry and showing how - without resorting to GM... more...

  • Dust Bowlby Donald Worster

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 16.99

    In the mid 1930s, North America's Great Plains faced one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in world history. Donald Worster's classic chronicle of the devastating years between 1929 and 1939 tells the story of the Dust Bowl in ecological as well as human terms. Now, twenty-five years after his book helped to define the new field... more...

  • Australian Farming Familiesby Deb Hunt

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2015; US$ 19.99

    'This is a book about the human aspects of life on the land - the stories of success and failure, life and love, of hardship and celebration - and the passion and gritty determination that characterised every family I interviewed.' Author Deb Hunt sets out to discover what makes what makes Australian farming families tick. She travels tens of thousands... more...

  • Gender, Land, and Livelihoods in East Africaby Ritu Verma

    International Development Research Centre 2001; US$ 30.00

    In rural Africa and the Middle East, many ecosystems are on the verge of collapse. The interplay of social, ecological, and political-economic forces has compromised the ability of farmers to sustain their precious soil. As a result, farmers, and especially women farmers, face a constant daily struggle to survive. This book illustrates in rich detail... more...

  • Maximizing Your Mini Farmby Brett L. Markham

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 18.95

    Mini farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family?s food on just a quarter acre—and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Now expanding exponentially on his bestselling Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency... more...

  • Food and Fuelby Marcos Fava Neves; Mairun Junqueira Alves Pinto; Marco Antonio Conejero; Vinicius Gustavo Trombin

    Springer 2011; US$ 59.95

    This book is a contribution of the authors to the food - fuel debate.During 2007 and 2008 several factors led to the food inflation problem: growing population, income distribution, urbanization, biofuel, social programs, production scarcity etc.. Biofuel got most of the blame for food inflation but its responsibility was only limited.There are several... more...

  • Mini Farmingby Brett L. Markham

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 18.95

    Mini Farming describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family?s food on just a quarter acre?and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Even if you have never been a farmer or a gardener, this book covers everything... more...

  • Homesteadingby Abigail R. Gehring

    Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 24.95

    Who doesn?t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the grid will embrace this large, fully-illustrated guide on the basics of living the good, clean life. It?s written with country lovers in mind?even those who currently live in the city. Whether you live... more...

  • Landwirtschaft in der Frühen Neuzeitby Walter Achilles

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 31.00

    "In der auf etwa 100 Bände angelegten Enzyklopädie-Reihe ist die drei Jahrhunderte umfassende Darstellung der frühneuzeitlichen Landwirtschaft ein zentrales Stück. Die Produktionsverhältnisse in der Agrarwirtschaft betrafen im gesamten behandelten Zeitraum unmittelbar den weitaus größten Teil der wirtschaftlich tätigen Bevölkerung und bestimmten in... more...

  • Land and Waterby Thomas Kruchem; Anthony Hocking; Thomas Kruchem

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 13.76

    Our world has a problem. Malnutrition is on the rise again. After 30 years of regression, the tide turned in 2008. It's expected that by 2050 the planet will be supporting more than nine billion people, and nobody knows if they will have enough to eat. The most critical situation is in Africa, where in many places half the population is already starving.... more...