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Making home : adapting our homes and our lives to settle in place

Author: Sharon Astyk
Publisher: Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How settling for less can mean having more.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Astyk
ISBN: 9780865716711 0865716714
OCLC Number: 794300982
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 315 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Making Yourself At Home: Coming to Terms with the Need to Adapt in Place; Should You Stay or Should You Go?; Rethinking Home; Everyday Life: The Case for Appropriate Technologies at Home; How Does Your House Work?; The Plain Home: Appropriate Technology for Daily Living; Alternate Energies, Alternate Choices; Getting From Theah to Heah; What is It Like to Live This Way; Better Family Life: Low Energy With Kids; The Extended Family & the Transmitted Home Economy; The Home Economy & the Permaculture of Domesticity; My Landscape, Myself: The Dirt Beneath Your Feet; In the Garden of Eden, Baby; Without Cash: Barter, Scavenging & Local Economies; Loving Your Neighbor -- Or at Least Working With Her; Safe & Sound: Simple Security in an Insecure World; The Restoration of the Commons: Public Resources as Lifeline; Graceful Institutions: Reviving the social & political institutions we'll depend on; Ready for Anything: Community Safety Nets; The Long View: What Home Looks Like.
Responsibility: Sharon Astyk.

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