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The Young Desert Farmer
Price: Free! Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
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.
Chávez, Maduro and the shame of Venezuelan hunger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A short essay advocating why only free market economics can be a solution to the daily indignity of queuing for basic foodstuffs in what should be a booming oil economy.
Disaster Preparedness: Urban Preppers with Kids, Pets & Parents; Disaster Survival for the Family
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Disaster preparedness for the family. Most of us live in the city and are NOT trained survivalists. Urban Preppers is a practical emergency preparedness guide that can save your life and the lives of your loved ones. Well researched, almost 500 pages covering topics ranging from emergency food and water to protecting your pets or your child with disabilities. Be ready when the next crisis happens.
Self Sufficiency: Resilience, Country Living, Growing Food; Plausible Near Future Disruption: Power Outages, Food Shortage, High Prices
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 152,460. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a science fiction story about the near future that presents a plausible scenario of what could happen in the reader's lifetime. In the coming decades circumstances make it necessary for people to rely more on their ingenuity and resourcefulness. The future is uncertain. The themes are science, self sufficiency, and maximizing resilience as the best strategies to deal with future unknowns.