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Primitive Technology A Book of Earth Skills

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ISBN-10: 0879059117

ISBN-13: 9780879059118

Edition: 1999 (Reprint)

Authors: David Wescott

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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…    
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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 10.87" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.584
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

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