Primitive Technology A Book of Earth Skills

ISBN-10: 0879059117

ISBN-13: 9780879059118

Edition: 1999 (Reprint)

Authors: David Wescott
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Description: 8 3/16 X 10 7/8 In, 232 Pp, 100 Black & White Photographs, 150 Line Drawings Have You Ever Longed To Return To A Past Where Humanity's Greatest Concern Was Survival, When Our Hands Created Life's Necessities, When The Land's Raw Provisions Were The Materials With Which We Created Warmth, Shelter, Food, and Tools--A Time Before We Lost Our Bond With The Wilderness? Primitive Technology Helps Build A Bridge Between The Ancient Past and Our Modern Lives, Putting Us In Touch Again With Nature and Ourselves. This Volume--A Selection of Articles Within The Bulletin of Primitive Technology--Portrays The History, Philosophise, and Personal Journeys of Authorities On Primitive Technology, Imparting Skills That Built The Success of Mankind. From Views On Primitive Technology and "New" Archaeology To Making Fire and Tools of Bone, This Book Is Informative and Enlightening

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Book details

List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Publisher
Publication date: 3/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 8.19" wide x 10.88" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

<p David Wescott is author of Camping in the Old Style and editor of Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills. Formerly education director for the Boulder Outdoor School, he has been a leading figure in wilderness education for more than thirty years. He lives with his wife in Rexburg, Idaho. </p

Foreword
Primitive Technology
Fire--Where We Begin
Bone, Stone & Wood--Basic Elements
Fibers--Holding The World Together
Projectiles--Power From The Human Hand
Art & Music--Discipline and Meaning
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