When technology fails : a manual for self-reliance, sustainability, and surviving the long emergency (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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When technology fails : a manual for self-reliance, sustainability, and surviving the long emergency

Author: Matthew R Stein
Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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A fully revised and expanded primer on sustainable living skills -- from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills -- that prepares the reader to embark on the path toward sustainability, not only in seemingly stable times but also in the face of potential disasters, lasting days or years, coming in the form of social upheaval, economic meltdown, or environmental catastrophe.
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Genre/Form: Handbook
Handbooks and manuals
Guides et manuels
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Guides, manuels, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew R Stein
ISBN: 9781933392455 1933392452
OCLC Number: 154666456
Description: xvi, 493 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: An introduction to self-reliance --
Present trends, possible futures --
Supplies and preparations --
Emergency measures for survival --
Water --
Food: Growing, foraging, hunting, and storing --
Shelter and buildings --
First aid --
When high-tech medicine fails --
Clothing and textiles --
Energy, heat, and power --
Metalworking --
Utensils and storage --
Better living through not-so-modern chemistry --
Engineering, machines, and materials --
Making the shift to sustainability.
Responsibility: Matthew Stein.
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Review From John Egan, proprietor of the website SurvivalistBooks.com-Matthew Stein has written a clear, concise book on the subject of survival that, while educating, also does what few others have Read more...

 
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