Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques
This state-of-the-art manual has already sold more than 45,000 paperback copies and is now completely updated and revised with new sections on transportation (such as carjacking or road-rage incidents), defending against terrorists (how to react to a suspicious package or behavior, for example), and information about numerous self-defense techniques. This survival guide now covers the world-any terrain, all climates-with hundreds of line drawings showing details on making tools and rafts, preserving food, applying first aid, and emerging alive from natural disasters, fires, deserts, shipwrecks, icy mountains, and much more. This is the complete answer book for frightening situations, and no one should leave home without it.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 182.88 x 238.76 x 12.7mm | 544.31g
- 01 May 2008
- ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
- The Lyons Press
- Guilford, United States
- Revised edition
Back cover copy
Whether you are marooned in the wilderness or the unlucky target of road rage, The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques helps you get out of any precarious situation, anywhere in the world. This fully-illustrated and updated guide teaches you the vital tips to staying alive, providing step-by-step guidance for: Finding your way back to civilizationConstructing sheltersSurviving firesPreserving foodDeflecting hand and knife attacksHandling a carjackingPerforming first aidMaking tools The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques is the answer for frightening situations and worst-case scenarios - no one should leave home without it.
About Alexander Stilwell
Alexander Stilwell has written and edited numerous books on sports and outdoor pursuits. He previously spent five years in the English Army, where he gained invaluable training in survival skills, first-aid procedures, and escape and evasion techniques.