Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills Paperback – Mar 26 2001
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David Wescott is author of Camping in the Old Style and editor of Primitive Technology: A Book of Earth Skills. Formerly education director for the Boulder Outdoor School, he has been a leading figure in wilderness education for more than thirty years. He lives with his wife in Rexburg, Idaho.
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Experimental archeology may be defined as "that branch of archeology which seeks to interpret material culture, technology, or lifeways of the past by means of structured, scientific experimentation: (Callahan ms: 87). Read the first page
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Section 1 - PRIMITIVE TECHNOLOGY
Section 2 - FIRE - Where We Begin
Section 3 - BONE, STONE, & WOOD - Basic Elements
Section 4 - FIBERS - Holding the World Together
Section 5 - PROJECTILES - Power From the Human Hand
Section 6 - ART & MUSIC - Discipline and Meaning
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Shipping was great! Bought this as a gift and the recipient was very pleased with this bookPublished 24 days ago by Penny
Fascinating descriptions of early technologies, with diagrams, photos, and detailed steps to recreate. A good read.Published 16 months ago by R
This is a good book, and it covers many things. My favorite is the projectiles section. It shows how to make different kinds of spear throwers among other things. very interesting. Read morePublished on Sept. 24 2003
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