Healing Appalachia: Sustainable Living through Appropriate Technology

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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 further information are included, making this an essential volume for everyone who cares about the future of Appalachia.

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Al Fritsch is founder of Appalachia - Science in the Public Interest and coauthor of Ecotourism in Appalachia: Marketing the Mountains. Paul Gallimore is founder and executive director of the Long Branch Environmental Education Center in Leicester, North Carolina.

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"Contains a wealth of valuable wisdom, culled from decades of experience. Fritsch and Gallimore inspire readers with a detailed and realistic vision." - John Nolt, author of Down to Earth: Toward a Philosophy of Nonviolent Living"

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