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Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations

by David R Montgomery University of California Press
Pub Date:
04/2012
ISBN:
9780520272903
Format:
Pb+ 296 pages

Dirt, soil, call it what you wantit's everywhere we go. It is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, our cities....

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Hand-Sculpted House: A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage

by Ianto Evans, Michael Smith and Linda Smiley Chelsea Green Publishing
Pub Date:
06/2002
ISBN:
9781890132347
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

Are you ready for the Cob Cottage? This is a building method so old and so simple that it has been all but forgotten in the rush...

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Straw Bale House

by Athena Steen, Bill Steen and David Bainbridge Chelsea Green Publishing
Pub Date:
12/1994
ISBN:
9780930031718
Format:
Pbk 320 pages

Imagine building a house with superior seismic stability, fire resistance, and thermal insulation, using an annually renewable...

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Homemaking and Personal Development: Meditative Practice for Homemakers

by Veronika Van Duin Rudolf Steiner Press
Pub Date:
10/2008
ISBN:
9781855842120
Format:
Pbk 128 pages

spacer ''What decides why things go well one day and badly another? The events are the same, the homemaker is the same, yet on...

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Adobe Homes for All Climates: Simple, Affordable, and Earthquake-Resistant Natural Building Techniques

by Lisa Schroder and Vince Ogletree Chelsea Green Publishing
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9781603582575
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

The lay-up of adobe bricks is an easy, forgiving way to achieve a solid masonry-wall system. Contrary to stereotypes, adobe is...

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World's Beaches: A Global Guide to the Science of the Shoreline

by Orrin H Pilkey, William J Neal, James Andrew Graham Cooper and Joseph T Kelley University of California Press
Pub Date:
07/2011
ISBN:
9780520268722
Format:
Pbk 302 pages

Take this book to the beach; it will open up a whole new world. Illustrated throughout with color photographs, maps, and graphics,...

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When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency 2ed

by Matthew Stein Chelsea Green Publishing
Pub Date:
08/2008
ISBN:
9781933392455
Format:
Pbk 493 pages

There’s never been a better time to “be prepared.” Matthew Stein’s comprehensive primer on sustainable...

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Essentials of Paleomagnetism

by Lisa Tauxe, Robert F Butler, Rob Van der Voo and Subir K Banerjee University of California Press
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780520260313
Format:
Pbk 512 pages

More than 400 years ago William Gilbert said, The Earth itself is a great magnet. Today, we know that it is also a great magnetic...

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Masonry Heaters: Designing, Building, and Living with a Piece of the Sun

by Ken Matesz Chelsea Green Publishing
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9781603582131
Format:
Pbk 352 pages

Masonry Heaters is a complete guide to designing and living with one of the oldest, and yet one of the newest, heating devices....

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Solar Buyer's Guide for the Home and Office: Navigating the Maze of Solar Options, Incentives, and Installers

by Stephen Hren and Rebekah Hren Chelsea Green Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2010
ISBN:
9781603582612
Format:
Pbk 176 pages

Solar power, once a fringe effort limited to DIY enthusiasts, is now fast becoming mainstream. Many home and business owners are...

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Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling

by Daniel Chiras Chelsea Green Publishing
Pub Date:
10/2002
ISBN:
9781931498128
Format:
Pbk 286 pages

Passive solar heating and passive cooling—approaches known as natural conditioning—provide comfort throughout the...

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California Naturalist Handbook

by Greg de Nevers, Deborah Stanger Edelman and Adina Merenlender University of California Press
Pub Date:
02/2013
ISBN:
9780520274808
Format:
Pbk 280 pages

The California Naturalist Handbook provides a fun, science-based introduction to Californias natural history with an emphasis...

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Consider the Eel

by Richard Schweid The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
03/2014
ISBN:
9781469615134
Format:
Pb+ 200 pages

Journalist Richard Schweid first learned the strange facts of the freshwater eel's life from a fisherman in a small Spanish town...

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Small House in Eighteenth-Century London

by Peter Guillery Paul Mellon Centre BA
Pub Date:
06/2004
ISBN:
9780300102383
Format:
Hbk 360 pages

London’s modest eighteenth-century houses—those inhabited by artisans and laborers in the unseen parts of Georgian London—can...

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Field Guide to North Atlantic Wildlife: Marine Mammals, Seabirds, Fish, and Other Sea Life

by Noble S. Proctor and Patrick J. Lynch Yale University Press
Pub Date:
06/2005
ISBN:
9780300106589
Format:
Pbk 256 pages

This beautifully illustrated guide covers an unprecedented range of species that may be sighted along the coastline or offshore...

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