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    DescriptionThe long-awaited exploration of permaculture specifically for cooler Northern Hemisphere climates is finally here! Already regarded as the definitive book on the subject, The Earth Care Manual is accessible to the curious novice as much as it is essential for the knowledgeable practitioner. Permaculture started out in the 1970s as a sustainable alternative to modern agriculture, taking its inspiration from natural ecosystems. It has always placed an emphasis on gardening, but since then it has expanded to include many other aspects, from community design to energy use. It can be seen as an overall framework that puts a diversity of green ideas into perspective. Its aims are low work, high output, and genuine sustainability.


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    Title
    The Earth Care Manual
    Subtitle
    A Permaculture Handbook for Britain and Other Temperate Countries
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Patrick Whitefield
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 220 mm
    Height: 300 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 1,860 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781856230216
    ISBN 10: 185623021X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC E4L: ENV
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14270
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.3
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BIC subject category V2: RNU
    BISAC V2.8: GAR022000
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Libri: I-TE
    Abridged Dewey: 550
    LC classification: QE
    BISAC V2.8: SCI019000, GAR016000, TEC003070
    DC22: 631.58
    Thema V1.0: RNU
    Illustrations note
    206ill.44col.ill.145tabs.
    Publisher
    Permanent Publications
    Imprint name
    Permanent Publications
    Publication date
    30 March 2005