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Healing Appalachia : sustainable living through appropriate technology, Al Fritsch and Paul Gallimore

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Healing Appalachia : sustainable living through appropriate technology
Title
Healing Appalachia
Title remainder
sustainable living through appropriate technology
Statement of responsibility
Al Fritsch and Paul Gallimore
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Language
eng
Summary
Healing Appalachia is the first book to apply "appropriate technology," or the simplest level of technology that can effectively achieve the desired result, specifically to the Appalachian region. The authors examine thirty low-cost, people-friendly, and environmentally benign appropriate technologies that are concerned with such issues as food preservation, land use, shelter, and transportation. They pay close attention to the practicality of each technique according to affordability, ease of use, and ecological soundness. Details on construction and maintenance and resources for locating fur
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Healing Appalachia : sustainable living through appropriate technology, Al Fritsch and Paul Gallimore
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Healing Appalachia : sustainable living through appropriate technology, Al Fritsch and Paul Gallimore
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcf7f
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-421) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Wood heating
  • 5.
  • Solar heating applications
  • 6.
  • Shade trees and windbreaks
  • 7.
  • Food preservation
  • 8.
  • Edible landscaping
  • 9.
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Intensive and organic gardening and orcharding
  • 10.
  • Regional heritage plants
  • 11.
  • Solar greenhouses and season extenders
  • 12.
  • Wildlife habitat restoration
  • 13.
  • Nontimber forest products
  • 14.
  • 1.
  • Silvicultural practices
  • 15.
  • Wildcrafting
  • 16.
  • Constructed or artificial wetlands
  • 17.
  • Land reclamation with native species
  • 18.
  • Retreat cabin sites
  • 19.
  • Solar photovoltaics
  • Energy-efficient passive solar design
  • 20.
  • Natural cooling
  • 21.
  • Native building materials
  • 22.
  • Cordwood structures
  • 23.
  • Yurts in Appalachia
  • 24.
  • 2.
  • Simple modes of transportation
  • 25.
  • Composting and vermicomposting
  • 26.
  • Composting toilets
  • 27.
  • Recycled, salvaged, and deconstructed materials
  • 28.
  • Ponds and aquaculture
  • 29.
  • Microhydropower
  • Cisterns and water catchments
  • 30.
  • Irrigation and water conservation
  • Conclusion : an Appalachian appropriate technology
  • 3.
  • Wind power
  • 4.
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1 online resource (xvi, 435 pages)
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Form of item
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Isbn
9780813172170
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations
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