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Voices From a Disused Quarry: An Oral History of the Centre for Alternative Technology
Price: $9.02 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by annika.faircloth@cat.org.uk. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Voices from a disused quarry tells the story of the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), using the oral testimonies of over 60 participants during a three year oral history project.
Cooperatism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,090. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In this fictitious, historical account of the world in the 21st century, a historian from centuries into the future, writes a work of history recounting the events, people, and writings that lead humanity to attempt to shed its dependence on the universal money system. We follow along as a new system develops, causing people to reconsider their allegiance to a controlling, dominant, money system.
Till the Cows Came Home
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,130. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing / multilevel, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / business development
How and why New Zealand became the world's largest exporter of dairy products - and in the process built a huge global business owned and controlled by farmers. The story is told with a pace and clarity that have been compared to the writing of Bill Bryson.
Country Power ~ The Electrical Revolution in Rural Alberta
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Dream Write Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
When a rural electrification program, based on the cooperative concept, was put in place in the mid-forties, farmers were quick to take advantage of centralized power. Through self help and innovation, over 90 per cent of Alberta farms were electrified within a decade. Life on the farm evolved “from the candle to the computer” within the span of a generation.