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Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
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Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which also ox caravan traders belonged and small groups with other professions.
Buying Recreational Real Estate in British Columbia
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Do you dream of vacations at “the cabin”, fishing or kayaking on the ocean, owning your own B&B or resort or maybe a remote wilderness getaway? It is becoming more and more common for people to want to own their own Recreational Real Estate in British Columbia. “Buying Recreational Real Estate in BC” is a guide which includes everything you will need to be aware of when buying in BC.
Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.
The Young Desert Farmer
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Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A small dry sluggish feudal village in western Rajasthan came alive after the villagers managed to pump irrigation water from great depth. Tan Dan and his livestock breeding clan became commercial farmers more powerful than the former feudal lords. Tenants became landowners participating in the casteridden political game of the area. Tan Dan tried modern farming based on agricultural science.
A Voice Of The Indian Desert
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Price: Free! Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
Tan Dan about fights in the feudal age and the liberation of the feudal serfs in the 1950s. Narrations from his native village. Detha cattlebreeders had clashes with feudal lords, who did not accept any rivalry to their supremacy. Untouchable Hindus worked as humiliated serfs. Among them Harji. Brutally beaten, as his hair was too long. Eventually the suppressed farmers became landowners.
To Build Up the Land: Thoughts on Mankind's uneasy intercourse with Nature
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
A thought provoking look at the root cause of climate change and the origins of mankind's interaction with the land.
Remnants of a Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,380. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
"Remnants of a Dream" is an eclectic mix of short stories based during the period of the agriculture expansion in the early 1900s, created from their remaining remnants.
Rule Your Roost
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Chad Knight. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Poultry
A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens by the Experts at Backyard Poultry Magazine
Turning Carbon to Gold
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
This was the story of a set of chemical systems designed to deal with sequestering carbon and carbon dioxide which will be mandated as a consequence of the man-caused global warming concept, but it is also a document of deceit, deceptions and incompetence in the US Patent Office as well as a business plan to deal with it.
LONG YARN, THE STORY OF INDIAN COTTON AND FARMER SUICIDES
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You set the price! Words: 5,320. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The cotton story is a tangled tale with thousands of farmers committing suicide.This book analyses what goes into the vicious cycle is indebtedness, brought on by a combination of international trade cycles, state policies on subsidies and tariffs and the trade-off between the interest of cultivators and manufacturers. Improper genetic revolution has benefited some while weighing on some others.