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- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Subsistence and Survival: Rural Ecology in the Pacific covers the ecology of man's environment, man's use and perception of biological resources, and the physiology and health of the human organism itself. The geographical range of this text extends from the glaciated uplands of Papua New Guinea, through the montane forests and grasslands of the Highlands,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1981, explores why it is that the modern built environment, while successfully providing material comfort and technical efficiency, none the less breeds despair and depression rather than inspires hope and commitment. The source of this paradox, where material benefits appear to have been gained only at the expense of... more...
- Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 10.44
Sufficient' is a book to inspire, educate and encourage a process of change towards a simple, gentle and sustainable way of living. Many of us want to make a shift in our lives by slowing down and consuming less, embracing artisan foods and championing human-scale organic growing methods as safe, compassionate and pleasurable. This book is a guide... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
In the Nature of Landscape presents regional cultural landscape as a new direction for research in cultural geography. Represents the first cultural geographic study of the Norfolk Broads region of eastern England Addresses regional cultural landscape through consideration of narratives of landscape origin, debates over human conduct, the... more...
- Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 14.99
NO SOURCE IS LEFT UNTAPPED IN THIS ALL-ENCOMPASSING GUIDE TO SUPPLYING LIFE-SAVING WATER AFTER A DISASTER You can survive up to three weeks without food, but only three days without water! When catastrophe strikes, having enough water can spell the difference between life and death. The Prepper?s Water Survival Guide offers a step-by-step plan... more...
- Ulysses Press 2015; US$ 15.99
A DISASTER-PROOF INVESTMENT STRATEGY TO ENSURE STABILITY AND SECURITY BEFORE, DURING, AND BEYOND A MARKETPLACE MELTDOWN You?re prepared for hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, earthquakes and other natural disasters, but are you ready for the inevitable man-made disasters to come? This book teaches you the other half of disaster planninghow to survive... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95
We humans live by stories, says David Korten, and the stories that now govern our society set us on a path to certain self-destruction. In this profound new book, Korten shares the results of his search for a story that reflects the fullness of human knowledge and understanding and provides a guide to action adequate to the needs of our time. Korten... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 27.50
Here is the story of the long interaction between humans, land, and climate in the American South. It is a tale of exploitation and erosion, of destruction, disease, and defeat, but also of the persistent search for knowledge and wisdom. It is a story whose villains were also its victims and sometimes its heroes. Ancient forces created the southern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
From pre-European contact to the present day, people living in what is now the United States have constantly manipulated their environment. The use of natural resources ? animals, plants, minerals, water, and land ? has produced both prosperity and destruction, reshaping the land and human responses to it. The Environment in American History is... more...