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- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Survival retreats are built by those who want to truly hide from it all should the worst conspire. David Black explores these places and gets to go where most people will never go?through the chain link fence, past the guard dog, and into the rarely seen survival retreat. In Survival Retreats you?ll learn how to protect and defend your retreat,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills?the kind employed by our forefathers?and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. With hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations, The Back to Basics Handbook will help you... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 12.95
In daily life, we can take control of the resources and services we depend on. Electricity and energy don?t have to come off the public utility grid?alternatives abound in solar, wind, and water generated power. Design decisions can drastically affect power consumption, and bio-diesel and alternative fuels can help break the oil habit. Dave Black... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 28.99
James G. Carrier and his group of international researchers tackle the complex factors affecting people's understandings of their environment?not just the natural environment, but landscapes shaped by humans, and the social and cultural contexts. The authors consider the impact of local events with detailed analyses, but also evaluate the political-economic... more...
- AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 38.99
This book asks an important question: Can we simply accelerate growth under the assumption that increased prosperity and new technologies will allow us to reverse environmental damage? Or do we need to transform our modes of living radically to maintain the health of the world around us? more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 31.99
Ecological Security moves the analysis of global environmental and resource issues to the next level by developing an 'eco-evolutionary' perspective for analyzing emerging problems associated with rapid globalization. Preserving future ecological security will depend upon maintaining dynamic equilibriums among human populations, and between them and... more...
- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 252.00
Das Werk von Brigitte Englisch ist eine Mentalitätsgeschichte des frühen und hohen Mittelalters, die kartographische Quellen unter methodisch neuen Aspekten erschließt. Die mittelalterlichen Aussagen zur Erschaffung der Welt lassen keinen Zweifel über Urheber und Gestaltungsprinzip. Die Erschaffung der aus Himmel, Erde und Meeren bestehenden Welt geschah... more...
- AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 33.99
Crumley has brought together top scholars from across anthropology in a benchmark volume that displays the range of exciting new work on the complex relationship between humans and the environment. Designed for classroom use in and beyond anthropology, this book will be important for all scholars and non-academics interested in the relation between... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 26.99
Written as a series of lectures, The Ecological Life offers a humanistic perspective on environmental philosophy that challenges some of the dogmas of deep ecology and radical environmentalism while speaking for their best desires. The book argues that being human-centered leaves us open to ecological identifications, rather than the opposite. Bendik-Keymer... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15
The Polynesian settlers of New Zealand arrived to a land prone to violent geological disruption by large earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis. In Hostile Shores, Bruce McFadgen has written an authoritative, groundbreaking study of the effects of these catastrophic events on the New Zealand coastal landscape and its people from the time of... more...