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121 The Survival Chemist: Vital Information for Anyone Who Wishes to Survive and Resist Any Threat to Their Freedom

Howard, David A Desert Publications 2006 879470593 Revised ed. Illustrated. Trade paperback

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 59 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 17.95 USD

 
122 The Transition Companion: Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times

Hopkins, Rob 1603583920 / 9781603583923 Trade Paperback



What if the best responses to peak oil and climate change don’t come from government, but from you and me and the people around us? In 2008, the best-selling The Transition Handbook suggested a model for a community-led response to peak oil and climate change. Since then, the Transition idea has gone viral across the globe, from Italian villages and Brazilian favelas to universities and London neighborhoods. In contrast to the ever-worsening stream of information about climate change, the economy, and resource depletion, Transition focuses on solutions, on community-scale responses, on meeting new people, and on having fun. The Transition Companion picks up the story today, drawing on the experience of one of the most fascinating experiments under way in the world. It tells inspiring tales of communities working for a future where local economies are valued and nurtured; where lower energy use is seen as a benefit; and where enterprise, creativity, and the building of resilience have become cornerstones of a new economy. The first part discusses where we are now in terms of resilience and vulnerability in the face of rising oil prices, climate change, and economic challenge. It presents a vision of the future if we do not address these issues, and how things might change if we start to do so. The book then looks in detail at the process a community in transition goes through, calling on the experience of those who have already embarked on this journey. These examples show how much can be achieved when people harness energy and imagination to create projects that will make their communities more resilient. The Transition Companion combines practical advice—the tools needed to start and maintain a Transition initiative—with numerous inspiring stories from local groups worldwide. 
Price: 29.95 USD

 
 
123 The Trapper's Bible: Traps, Snares and Pathguards

Martin, Dale 

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Price: 16.00 USD

 
124 The Tribal Living Book: 150 Things to Do and Make from Traditional Cultures

Levinson, David, and Sherwood, David Johnson Books 1993 9.78E+12 Revised ed. Illustrated. Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 240 p. Contai 

This revised edition presents 150 crafts and techniques of the art of living in harmony with nature from over one hundred traditional cultures. Peoples represented include Native Americans; indigenous peoples from Africa, Southeast Asia, and the South Pacific; and peasants from Europe and the Middle East. This unique information is not only useful but also highly educational to those interested in traditional technology for its own sake. 
Price: 16.95 USD

 
 
125 The Ultimate Do-It-Yourself Survival Shelter Construction Manual

Pugliese, Michael A M & M Engineering 1994 9.78E+12 Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 126 p. 

The insane foreign & domestic policies of the government have brought terrorists to America with their bombs! Your only choice is to plan ahead for the inevitable. This book shows 11 different plans for your survival shelter. These are not just drawings either. They are complete plans, materiel lists, and instructions for shelters ranging from easy to build basement blast shelters to comfortable underground shelters that look like patios or gardens from the surface. 126 pages 81/2x11, soft cover, illus. 
Price: 23.90 USD

 
126 The Ultimate Outdoorsman: Critical Skills for Traveling, Surviving, and Enjoying Your Time in the Wilderness

Newman, Bob DVD

Brand New 

Navigating and surviving in the wilderness are skills you can't afford to be without. Learn the principles of navigating with a map and compass and then understand how these principles work in the woods, fields and mountains. 
Price: 19.95 USD

 
 
127 The Wild and Free Cookbook: With a Special Roadkill Section

Squier, Tom, and Squier, Thomas K Loompanics Unlimited 1995 9.78E+12 Trade paperback

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 295 p. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 29.95 USD

 
128 The World Without Us

Weisman, Alan Picador USA 2008 312427905 Illustrated. Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 416 p. Contai 

From The New Yorker Teasing out the consequences of a simple thought experiment what would happen if the human species were suddenly extinguished Weisman has written a sort of pop-science ghost story, in which the whole earth is the haunted house. Among the highlights: with pumps not working, the New York City subways would fill with water within days, while weeds and then trees would retake the buckled streets and wild predators would ravage the domesticated dogs. Texas s unattended petrochemical complexes might ignite, scattering hydrogen cyanide to the winds a mini chemical nuclear winter. After thousands of years, the Chunnel, rubber tires, and more than a billion tons of plastic might remain, but eventually a polymer-eating microbe could evolve, and, with the spectacular return of fish and bird populations, the earth might revert to Eden. 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
 
129 Three Days at the River With Nothing But Our Bare Hands: The Art of Nothing Wilderness Survival Video Series, Volume 1

Elpel, Thomas J. & Elpel, Felicia 1892784203 / 9781892784209 DVD

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No knife. No matches. No food, sleeping bags or other gear. Join Thomas J. Elpel and 13 year-old daughter Felicia for this extraordinary primitive camping experience in southwest Montana. In the cottonwoods along the Jefferson River they demonstrate all the skills required to meet their basic needs, starting with nothing but their bare hands. Skills include: Shelter: Grass sleeping bag on hot ground. Fire: The cottonwood root bowdrill set. Water: Boiling water in found bottles and cans for purification. Edible Plants: Cattail Roots, stinging nettles, rose hips, burdock, mustard greens and milkweed shoots. Fungi: The edible tree mushroom. Meat: Porcupine--killing, skinning, butchering. Cooking: Shishkebabs and hot rock stir-fry. Tools: Discoidal stone knives and digging sticks. 3 Days at the River DVD. ISBN: 1-892784-20-3. May 2002. Full Version 91 Minutes. $25.00 
Price: 25.00 USD

 
130 Tom Brown's Field Guide to City & Suburban Survival

Brown, Tom 0425091724 / 9780425091722 Trade Paperback

Brand New! 

Today most Americans live in the city or suburbs--a safe, comfortable life, at least on the surface. Few of us realize how close we are to the elemental struggle for survival, until disaster strikes. Yet it is possible to be prepared. In this uniquely practical handbook, Tom Brown, Jr. gives you the specific skills and detailed knowledge you need to protect yourself and those you love in almost any emergency. * Alternative heat and light sources * Preventing and coping with electrical failure * Automobile survival techniques * Protecting your home from intruders * Unconventional food sources for the city dweller * Surviving earthquakes, floods, blizzards, hurricanes, and more * Guarding against urban crime 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
 
131 Tom Brown's Field Guide to Living With the Earth

Brown Jr., Tom Trade Paperback

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In the fourth book in his bestselling survival series, master tracker and outdoorsman Tom Brown, Jr. goes beyond survival and unlocks his personal storehouse of experience to share the secrets of adaptation, the single most important survival skill. Includes details on: How to construct your own superbly functional Earthshelter in any environment, in any season, with any materials; How to make your own tools, weapons, furniture, clothing, utensils, even works of art, from materials plentiful in the wilderness; How to use the plants, animals, and earth around you to nurture you both physically and spiritually, as so-called primitive peoples have done since the dawn of time. 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
132 Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature and Survival for Children

Brown Jr., Tom Trade Paperback

Brand New! 

Here is the perfect guide to exploring the wonders of nature with children--safely. Whether your outdoor experience includes day trips to local parks or long wilderness treks, Tom Brown, Jr. can help children and adults fully appreciate the boundless beauty of our most precious natural resources. The ideal handbook for teachers, parents, counselors and children, it can make every trip to a park or forest a safe and educational wilderness adventure. Observing and identifying animals and plants; Lost-proofing children; Stalking and tracking; Finding water and food in nature; Safety and first aid 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
 
133 Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival

Brown Jr., Tom Trade Paperback

Brand New! 

Here, in one essential volume, are the basics of wilderness survival. The most ancient and important skills, preserved for generations, are presented in a simple, easy-to-use format with clear illustrations and instructions. A complete must-have companion to the great outdoors. How to build natural shelters in plains, woods, or deserts, How to get safe drinking water from plants, trees, the sun, or Earth Herself, How to make fire without matches and maintain it in any weather, How to find, stalk, kill, and prepare animals for food, The big four edible plants, and hundreds of others useful for both nutrition and medicine 
Price: 15.00 USD

 
134 Tough Times Survival Guide Volume 1

Paladin Press Trade Paperback

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Price: 25.00 USD

 
 
135 Tough Times Survival Guide Volume 2

Paladin Press Paperback

Brand New 

Take control of your family's safety, health and security with this handy guide. In Volume 2 Paladin authors reveal their secrets about self-reliance, health care and personal security in such chapters as: * Hard-Times Transportation * Stockpiling, Stashing, and Caching Ammo * The Survivalist's Medical Kit * Home Security with Inexpensive Safes * Hiding Valuables in Your Home * How to Handle a Vehicle Rescue on Your Own * Inexpensive Tactical Firearms Training * Family Survival Strategies for Large-Scale Emergencies All this plus 20 more intriguing essays gathered from best-sellers and lesser-known gems in the Paladin catalog or commissioned specifically for this project. Bargain hunters, home workshop improvisers, frugality nuts, the self-employed, the unemployed, traditional survivalist typesTough Times Survival Guide is an instructive, entertaining resource for all motivated citizens who recognize the value of saving money whenever and wherever they can, managing their own personal safety and becoming more self-sufficient in their lives. 
Price: 19.95 USD

 
136 Tracking: a blueprint for learning how

Kearney, Jack El Cajon, Calif. Pathways Press 1978 965888118 Trade paperback

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widely recognized as the best how to book on the subject of tracking and sign cutting. It is a book with which an interested person can self teach himself/herself to track and can acquire a high degree of expertise in the art of tracking. The book outlines tracking exercises of increasing difficulty, which allow a person to work at his/her own pace. The person chooses a specific tracking exercise, and then moves from the beginning to more difficult exercises until he/she has achieved proficiency in that specific tracking exercise. Developing mastery in tracking skills can be an invaluable lifesaver for military, law enforcement, and search and rescue personnel. 
Price: 21.95 USD

 
 
137 Trappers Bible: Traps, Snares & Pathguards

Martin, Dale Paladin Press 1987 873644069 Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 72 p. Contain 

The traps, snares and pathguards detailed here can be constructed out of the most basic materials, keeping your expenses down and your net profits up. Includes pest snares, large animal snares, and transplant traps, plus camp alarms that alert you to intruders and deadly pathguards that could save your life. 
Price: 16.00 USD

 
138 Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living: Surviving with Nothing But Your Bare Hands and What You Find in the Woods

McPherson, John, Mr., and McPherson, Geri Ulysses Press 2008 9.78E+12 Trade paperback

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Forget reality TV stunts like eating bugs, the Ultimate Guide to Wilderness Living provides in-depth instructions and step-by-step photos of real survival skills exactly what one needs to stay alive in the woods. The book first covers immediate needs like starting a fire, erecting temporary shelter, and finding edible plants. Then it goes beyond other survival books by explaining advanced techniques for long-term living in the wild using only those things found in nature. The authors show how to make tools by chipping stones, fashion a bow-and-arrow out of tree branches, weave baskets, fire primitive pots, build a semi-permanent shelter, and even tan hides. Finally, the authors explain how to bring all these skills together to live in the wilderness for days, weeks, months, or even years. 
Price: 15.95 USD

 
 
139 Ultimate Self-Reliance Mega-Manual: 151 Practical Strategies for Thriving in a Shattered Economy

Independent Living Paperback

Brand New 

Ultimate Self-Reliance Mega-Manual: 151 Practical Strategies for Thriving in a Shattered Economy. Includes: 12 Super-Smart-But-Simple Steps to Dramatically 
Save Your Household Big Money, Insiders Talk Out of School: Eight BIG Hidden Financial Incentives Your Broker Has to Steer You to Mediocre Investments, Smart Money Dispatch: Where the Richest and Most Successful Investors Are Putting Their Money Right Now, Mainstream Insurance Companies Poised to Go Bust Without Warning Or Notice: How to Make Sure YOUR Existing Coverage is Secure, & Everything You Need to Know About Picking a Stable Bank and Keeping Your Money Safe. 
Price: 89.95 USD

 
140 Urban Survival Guide: Learn the Secrets of Urban Survival to Keep You Alive After Manmade Disasters, Natural Disasters, and Breakdowns in Civil Order

Morris, David 1450582230 / 9781450582230 Paperback

Brand New 

Congratulations. You are about to learn insider secrets to surviving disasters, pandemics, economic collapses, and breakdowns in civil order . . . even if leaving the city where you live isn't an option. Urban Survival Guide is a 12-step, hands-on survival course that will take you through the process of preparing to survive any urban crisis. When you finish this book, you'll have dozens of practical survival skills to call upon so you can react immediately to any disaster, whether natural or manmade. You will also have the confidence to use the skills without hesitation, when lives may hang in the balance. Topics include: what supplies and equipment you really need and what are a waste of money; alternative communications and power sources for when the grid goes dark; medical training and supplies when there is no doctor; fortifying your home or apartment against likely threats; financial fixes to do now before things get even worse; why relying on government agencies can be the kiss of death; whether to form a team or act alone; the best items to start collecting right now for barter later. Gain peace of mind by knowing that you have the skills and knowledge to take care of yourself and your family in any emergency. 
Price: 27.00 USD

 
 
141 US Army Special Forces Medical Handbook

Paladin Press Paperback

Brand New 

This handy pocket-size guide is packed with all the info you need to stay alive and well in the field, including disease diagnosis and treatment, drugs and dosages, emergency paramedical skills and preventive medicine. Special sections cover wartime emergencies (burn and blast injuries; nuclear, biological and chemical warfare; and emergency surgery) as well as primitive and veterinary medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics and orthopedics. Also includes practical survival techniques. 
Price: 30.00 USD

 
142 Water Storage: Tanks, Cisterns, Aquifers, and Ponds

Ludwig, Art Oasis Design 2005 964343363 Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 125 p. Contai 

A do-it-yourself guide to designing, building, and maintaining your water tank, cistern or pond, and sustainably managing groundwater storage. It will help you with your independent water system, fire protection, and disaster preparedness, at low cost and using principles of ecological design. Includes building instructions for several styles of ferrocement water tanks. 
Price: 19.95 USD

 
 
143 What To Do When the Shit Hits the Fan

Black, Dave Trade Paperback

Brand New! 

Would you know how to prepare for an unforeseen emergency, or handle an unexpected disaster? With real-world considerations in mind, disaster preparedness consultant David Black shows us how to stay alive when tragedy strikes. His step-by-step actions can help us make it safely through a variety of crises, from catastrophic weather to terrorism to civil unrest. Black presents tailor-made plans for individuals, businesses, organizations, small groups, and communities to follow, in all regions of the country and broken down by type of emergency and environment. In addition, he provides a hierarchy for response including communication, healthcare, food, water, and shelter in the absence of institutions and commercially available services and supplies. 
Price: 12.95 USD

 
144 When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes

Lundin, Cody Gibbs Smith Publishers 2007 9.78E+12 Trade paperback

New Miller, Russ 

Survival expert Cody Lundin's new book, When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes is what every family needs to prepare and educate themselves about survival psychology and the skills necessary to negotiate a disaster whether you are at home, in the office, or in your car. The book entertains as it informs, describing how to maximize a survival mind-set necessary for maximum self-reliance. Lundin offers solutions for finding or creating potable water, storing foods, heating or cooling the home without conventional power, and creating alternative lighting options. Survival exotics such as building a makeshift toilet and composting the results, catching rodents for food, and safely disposing of a corpse are exclusives! Lundin also addresses basic first-aid and hygiene skills, and alternative communication and transportation ideas, as well as makes recommendations for a survival kit go bag for the home, office, or car in case of evacuation. 
Price: 19.99 USD

 
 
145 When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide for Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival

Stein, Matthew 160358322X / 9781603583220 Paperback

Brand New! 

Disasters often strike without warning and leave a trail of destruction in their wake. Yet armed with the right tools and information, survivors can fend for themselves and get through even the toughest circumstances. Matthew Stein's When Disaster Strikes provides a thorough, practical guide for how to prepare for and react in many of life's most unpredictable scenarios. In this disaster-preparedness manual, he outlines the materials you'll need—from food and water, to shelter and energy, to first-aid and survival skills—to help you safely live through the worst. When Disaster Strikescovers how to find and store food, water, and clothing, as well as the basics of installing back-up power and lights. You’ll learn how to gather and sterilize water, build a fire, treat injuries in an emergency, and use alternative medical sources when conventional ones are unavailable. Stein instructs you on the smartest responses to natural disasters—such as fires, earthquakes, hurricanes and floods—how to keep warm during winter storms, even how to protect yourself from attack or other dangerous situations. With this comprehensive guide in hand, you can be sure to respond quickly, correctly, and confidently when a crisis threatens. 
Price: 24.95 USD

 
146 When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency

Stein, Matthew, and Heinberg, Richard (Foreword by) Chelsea Green Publishing Company 2008 9.78E+12 Revised, Expanded ed. Illustrated. Trade paperback

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 493 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. 
Price: 35.00 USD

 
 
147 Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook

Werner, David Hesperian Foundation 1992 942364155 REV ed. Illustrated. Trade paperback

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Hesperian's classic manual, Where There Is No Doctor, is perhaps the most widely-used health care manual for health workers, clinicians, and others involved in primary health care delivery and health promotion programs around the world. With millions of copies in print in more than 75 languages, the manual provides practical, easily understood information on how to diagnose, treat, and prevent common injuries and illnesses. Special attention is focused on nutrition, infection and disease prevention, and diagnostic techniques as primary ways to prevent and treat health problems. This 2010 reprint features updated medicines, plus information on tuberculosis and HIV, including guidelines for anti-retroviral therapy and preventing HIV in babies. 
Price: 22.00 USD

 
148 Wilderness Evasion: A Guide to Hiding Out and Eluding Pursuit in Remote Areas

Chesbro, Michael Paladin Press 2002 9.78E+12 Trade paperback

New 

Do you need to get away from the pressures of the world and the gaze of Big Brother for a while? Do you plan to live or work in a remote area where you need to be able to take care of yourself? Do you want to develop the skills to remain undiscovered in the back country-even if others are searching for you? If so, Wilderness Evasion is for you. You don't have to be on the run to benefit from this unique survival book: it includes skills you can use every day in your real life. Whether you're heading into the woods for evasion purposes or just a little relaxation, you should know what this manual can teach you about survival medicine, emergency caching, communications, food and water procurement and storage, counter anti-tracking, and the psychological aspects of being alone in the back country, among other things. The ability to remain alive, self-reliant and in control of your environment-even in the remotest of areas-is one that few people possess these days. Learning the skills taught in this book can keep you alive for as long as you need to be in the wilderness. For academic study only. Michael Chesbro is a retired senior counterintelligence agent from the U.S. Department of Defense Special Operations. He holds degrees in security management and jurisprudence and is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. His other books include: The Complete Guide to E-Security, Freeware Encryption and Security Programs, and Privacy for Sale. 
Price: 20.00 USD

 
 
149 Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid

Forgey, William W. Trade Paperback

Brand New! 

You and your group are on the adventure of a lifetime, far from civilization, surrounded by wilderness. Someone gets hurt or sick. What do you do? With Dr. William Forgey's comprehensive Wilderness Medicine: Beyond First Aid in hand, you can recognize, assess, and treat many kinds of medical emergencies. This illustrated text is essential reading for anyone from trip leaders, guides, and search and rescue groups to EMTs, paramedics, and physicians who must provide immediate care when access to a medical facility is difficult or impossible. Learn how to survey, assess, and stabilize the victim and the medical situation, what questions to ask to gain necessary vital information, how to manage physical symptoms as well as care for wounds and orthopedic injuries and much more. (5 1/2' x 8 1/2', 256 pages, charts, illustrations) 
Price: 14.95 USD

 
150 Wildwood Wisdom: How to Build a lean-to, find wild food, follow a trail, use an axe, hitch a mule, survive outdoors and much more!

Jaeger, Ellsworth, and Kahn, Lloyd (Introduction by) Shelter Publications 2003 936070129 Illustrated. Trade paperback

New Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 516 p. Contai 

This comprehensive and beautifully illustrated handbook was written by Ellsworth Jaeger in 1945. Jaeger was a faculty member of the Buffalo Museum of Science and an authority on American Indian lore and camping. Wildwood Wisdom is dedicated not just to the spirit of our ancestral buckskin men, but also to the native Americans who willingly taught the white newcomers the basic necessities of life and survival in this new land. Jaeger spent many summers in the outdoors and led woodcraft groups throughout the country. His book is addressed mainly to campers, with information on clothes and gear, making fires, and a wonderful section on shelters made with handgathered materials. But it can also be read for historical accuracy, a well-researched account of life in America in the 1800s, when survival depended not only on coping with daily perils, but also on one s ability to use wits as well as hands for survival. There s much more on providing life s basics: food, shelter and clothing. How to skin a bear, blaze a trail, cook flapJacks on a flat rock. Plants that are edible, plants that are poisonous, and plants that are medicinal. How to portage a canoe, pack a mule or build a bed in the woods out of willows...wisdom needed for survival in the woods when they were wild. Jaeger wrote this book during the latter part of World War II, when...fear, dishonor, horror, treachery and death filled people s minds. At such a time, he felt, knowing something about this great American folklore was increasingly important to people of this land. At such a time...the serenity and peace of the wilderness were never more dear to the hearts of men. Now, 60 years later, one might say that Jaeger s premise is even more relevant. In these times of great international turmoil, when the earth s very life-sustaining atmosphere is threatened by a multitude of human-generated forces, this tribute to the wisdom of a much less energy-intensive way of life could provide example as well as inspiration 
Price: 14.95 USD

 
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