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The Vegetable Garden

Illustrations, descriptions and culture of the garden vegetables of cold and temperate climates, written by Mm. Vilmorin-Andrieux of Paris. Written originally in 1885, this edition has been translated into English and contains additional varieties.
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Medical Nemesis: The Expropriation of Health

Dependence on AMA-style medicine creates ill health on many levels. Many of the most expensive procedures have little or no proven health benefit or at best add but a few tortured years. Illich is an extreme libertarian who refuses to be suppressed and sees most of modern society as an effort to suppress the humanity of those in its grip.
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Why The Best-Laid Investment Plans Usually Go Wrong

You might think an investment guide written in 1987 couldn't be relevant to the current scene. Not so. The first 200 pages examines and demolishes all the usual investment strategies/sales pitches because these usually result in loss. Then Browne introduces the idea of a "permanent portfolio," a mixture of very low overhead investments whose inevitable ups and downs balance each other resulting in moderate profit with great stability.
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Russian Comfrey

The long titles goes "A Hundred Tons an Acre of Stock or Compost for Farm, Garden or Smallholding." Covers growing, harvest and feeding results feeding comfrey to livestock and for making compost with it. Handsomely illustrated.
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Herdsmanship

The art of handling diary cattle, with a full battery of natural remedies and a discussion of proper feeding, handling TB positive animals and curing hoof and mouth disease without mass slaughter.
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Grass Tetany

Understanding how soil imbalances produce this livestock disease illuminates aspects of how human health depends upon nutritional balances.
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Three Acres And Liberty

A passionate plea for independence and self-sufficiency on small, intensively worked acreages. Hall illuminates the social forces propelling people into city poverty when they could live with simple liberty and plenty in the country.
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Flight From The City

Chronicles the Borsodi family's journey from job-in-the-city to self-sufficient country independence during the prosperity of the 1920s. During the Great Depression many people saw this book as a guiding light toward financial security and a much better life.
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