Subtitled A Manual for Self-Reliance & Planetary Survival, this user-friendly and practical instructional guide and directory of resources focuses on sustainable technologies, self-reliant living and emergency survival. It includes excellent chapters on self-healing, alternative energy, first aid, water, sustainable agriculture, sustainable building, wilderness survival and emergency preparations. The author spent 15 years compiling the practical information gathered here in one convenient manual. Whether you are seeking self-reliance and a simpler life or fear the collapse of social services, this compendium of practical information for sustainable living belongs on your bookshelf. Copyright 2000, 2008, softcover, 405 pages.