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Farmers of Forty Centuries - Permanent Farming In China, Korea, and Japan

Farmers of Forty Centuries - Permanent Farming In China, Korea, and Japan

  • Author: F. H. King
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 131283806X
  • Category: History
  • Page: 380
  • View: 7961
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We in North America are wont to think that we may instruct all the world in agriculture, because our agricultural wealth is great and our exports to less favored peoples have been heavy; but this wealth is great because our soil is fertile and new, and in large acreage for every person. We have really only begun to farm well. The first condition of farming is to maintain fertility. This condition the oriental peoples have met, and they have solved it in their way. We may never adopt particular methods, but we can profit vastly by their experience. With the increase of personal wants in recent time, the newer countries may never reach such density of population as have Japan and China; but we must nevertheless learn the first lesson in the conservation of natural resources, which are the resources of the land. [From the Forward] Get Your Copy Today!

Farmers Of Forty Centuries Or Permanent Agriculture In China, Korea And Japan

Farmers Of Forty Centuries Or Permanent Agriculture In China, Korea And Japan

  • Author: F. H. King
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781419119347
  • Category: History
  • Page: 148
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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

Mein landwirtschaftliches Testament

Mein landwirtschaftliches Testament

  • Author: Albert Howard
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783922201014
  • Category:
  • Page: 253
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Farmers of Forty Centuries

Farmers of Forty Centuries

Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea and Japan

  • Author: F. H. King D.Sch.
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781983998737
  • Category:
  • Page: 458
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This special re-print edition of "Farmers of Forty Centuries" offers a historical look at farming and gardening in China, Korea and Japan. Written in 1915, this monumental work examines the long tradition of agriculture in Asia and is considered one of the most influential books among the organic gardening and small space gardening movements. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.

Biologischer Tabakanbau in Amerika (German Edition)

Biologischer Tabakanbau in Amerika (German Edition)

  • Author: Mike Little,Fielding Daniel,Mark Smith
  • Publisher: Sunstone Press
  • ISBN: 0865347409
  • Category:
  • Page: 208
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Als vor 20 Jahren ein kleines Unternehmen, das sich darauf spezialisiert hatte, die Dinge anders zu machen, entschied, das allernaturlichste Tabakprodukt auf der Welt herzustellen, wandte es sich an Amerikas Tabakanbauer und machte ihnen einen beispiellosen Vorschlag: Wie ware es damit, Tabak biologisch anzubauen? Heute verdoppelt sich die Nachfrage nach biologisch angebautem Tabak jahrlich. Aber als der Vorschlag zuerst gemacht wurde, gab es mehr als nur ein paar Skeptiker. Heutzutage zeigen viele Menschen Interesse an den Anbauverfahren und nachhaltigen Anbautechniken, die von dieser kleinen Gruppe von Pionieren entwickelt wurden. Wir bringen Ihnen die abwechslungsreiche Geschichte dieser neuen und doch alten Art der Landwirtschaft naher. Biologischer Tabakanbau in Amerika - eine uramerikanische Geschichte, in der sich Visionen und Werte mit Innovation paaren. Dies ist mehr als nur eine praktische Anleitung zum Wie und Warum des biologischen Anbaus, es ist eine Geschichte, die von den ursprunglichen Anbaumethoden der amerikanischen Ureinwohner in der windgepeitschten Hochebene des nordlichen New Mexico bis hin zu den beruhmten Tobacco Roads des amerikanischen Sudostens reicht. Begegnen Sie den Farmern, die die Erfahrung machten, dass der biologische Anbau von Tabak, Gemuse und anderen Produkten die Prinzipien der Natur wieder auf ihre Familienfarm zuruckbringt. Dies ist eine Geschichte uber die Wiedergeburt einer Lebensweise - eine Lebensweise, die es fruher gab und die nun wieder existieren soll - fur eine Welt, die sich nach nachhaltiger, umweltfreundlicher Landwirtschaft sehnt. Mike Little hat fast sein ganzes Leben lang mit Tabak gearbeitet. Heute ist er der Meistermischer" und Senior Vice President of Operations bei der Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company (SFNTC). Fielding Daniel hat ebenfalls viele Jahre im und mit Tabak gearbeitet. Er ist Director of Leaf bei der SFNTC und arbeitet, wie Mike, in Oxford, North Carolina. Mark Smith, Schriftsteller und Vice President of Communications bei der SFNTC, arbeitet seit fast drei Jahrzehnten mit Tabak. Er lebt in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Jim Haskins, mit seinem in Carrboro, North Carolina, ansassigen Unternehmen AgriBusiness Communications Group, schreibt fur die SFNTC seit mehr als zehn Jahren Artikel uber Tabakanbauer."

Farmers of Forty Centuries (Webster's French Thesaurus Edition)

Farmers of Forty Centuries (Webster's French Thesaurus Edition)

  • Author: F. H. King
  • Publisher: ICON Group International
  • ISBN: 9780497965549
  • Category:
  • Page: 302
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Websters paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses. By using a running English-to-French thesaurus at the bottom of each page, this edition of Farmers of Forty Centuries by F.H. King was edited for three audiences. The first includes French-speaking students enrolled in an English Language Program (ELP), an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) program, an English as a Second Language Program (ESL), or in a TOEFL or TOEIC preparation program. The second audience includes English-speaking students enrolled in bilingual education programs or French speakers enrolled in English-speaking schools. The third audience consists of students who are actively building their vocabularies in French in order to take foreign service, translation certification, Advanced Placement (AP) or similar examinations. By using the Webster's French Thesaurus Edition when assigned for an English course, the reader can enrich their vocabulary in anticipation of an examination in French or English. TOEFL, TOEIC, AP and Advanced Placement are trademarks of the Educational Testing Service which has neither reviewed nor endorsed this book. All rights reserved. Websters edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to difficult, yet commonly used words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in French, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English, and avoid them using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader deciphera words meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. If a difficult w

The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables

The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables

More In-Depth Lean Techniques for Efficient Organic Production

  • Author: Ben Hartman
  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
  • ISBN: 1603587004
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 272
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At Clay Bottom Farm, author Ben Hartman and staff practice kaizen, or continuous improvement, cutting out more waste—of time, labor, space, money, and more—every year and aligning their organic production more tightly with customer demand. Applied alongside other lean principles originally developed by the Japanese auto industry, the end result has been increased profits and less work. In this field-guide companion to his award-winning first book, The Lean Farm, Hartman shows market vegetable growers in even more detail how Clay Bottom Farm implements lean thinking in every area of their work, including using kanbans, or replacement signals, to maximize land use; germination chambers to reduce defect waste; and right-sized machinery to save money and labor and increase efficiency. From finding land and assessing infrastructure needs to selling perfect produce at the farmers market, The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables digs deeper into specific, tested methods for waste-free farming that not only help farmers become more successful but make the work more enjoyable. These methods include: Using Japanese paper pot transplanters Building your own germinating chambers Leaning up your greenhouse Making and applying simple composts Using lean techniques for pest and weed control Creating Heijunka, or load-leveling calendars for efficient planning Farming is not static, and improvement requires constant change. The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables offers strategies for farmers to stay flexible and profitable even in the face of changing weather and markets. Much more than a simple exercise in cost-cutting, lean farming is about growing better, not cheaper, food—the food your customers want.

China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

Changing paradigms of farming

  • Author: Jan Douwe van der Ploeg,Jingzhong Ye
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 131728545X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 300
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China's agriculture and rural society has undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture, showing how the many millions of Chinese peasants make a living. It presents a vivid description of the mechanisms used by rural households to defend and sustain their livelihoods, increase their agricultural production and improve the quality of their lives. The authors examine the newly emerging trajectories of entrepreneurial and capitalist farming and assess whether such alternatives will be able to meet the enormous social, economic and environmental challenges that China faces. The book also explores the paradigm that has underpinned the organisation and development of China’s agriculture from ancient times to the present day. This shows the importance of balancing in the Chinese model as compared to the one-sided imposition of continual modernization in the western model. It is argued that such balancing is at the core of the current Sannong policy, referring to the three ruralities of food sovereignty, wellbeing for peasant households and an attractive countryside.

Spices and Herbs

Spices and Herbs

Lore and Cookery

  • Author: Elizabeth S. Hayes
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486137821
  • Category: Cooking
  • Page: 272
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More than 85 familiar and exotic plants are illustrated, examined for legendary lore, and current use. The book also includes 73 recipes, a spice chart, and tips for gardening, drying, freezing, and more.

The Virginia Housewife

The Virginia Housewife

Or, Methodical Cook: A Facsimile of an Authentic Early American Cookbook

  • Author: Mary Randolph
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 0486142191
  • Category: Cooking
  • Page: 208
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Charming guide, published in 1824, offers directions for making rabbit soup, beef steak pie, fried calf's feet, shoulder of mutton with celery sauce, leg of pork with pease pudding, and other culinary treats.

Rudolf Steiner - die Alchemie des Alltags

Rudolf Steiner - die Alchemie des Alltags

  • Author: Mateo Kries
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783931936853
  • Category: Aesthetics, German
  • Page: 335
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Summary: Rudolf Steiner is regarded as one of the most influential | and also one of the most controversial | reformers of the twentieth century. He founded the Waldorf schools and advocated a holistic view of humanity which shows its influence in many areas of our lives today | including bio-cosmetics, a heightened environmental consciousness and biodynamic agricultural products, to name a few examples. Steiner inspired artists such as Piet Mondrian, Wassily Kandinsky and Joseph Beuys. He was one of the founders of "organic architecture" and also developed a unique stylistic idiom in the area of furniture design. The Vitra Design Museum exhibition "Rudolf Steiner | Alchemy of the Everyday" is the first major retrospective on this universal thinker and artist. Exhibition: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg (13.5 - 3.10.2010); Kunstmuseum Stuttgart (5.2 - 22.5.2011); Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein (9.2011 - 4.2012).

Die Suche nach dem verlorenen Paradies

Die Suche nach dem verlorenen Paradies

natürliche Landwirtschaft als Ausweg aus der Krise

  • Author: Masanobu Fukuoka
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783923176632
  • Category: Biologische Landwirtschaft
  • Page: 186
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State of the World 2010

State of the World 2010

Transforming Cultures From Consumerism to Sustainability

  • Author: The Worldwatch Institute
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • ISBN: 1610916298
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 266
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Like a tsunami, consumerism has engulfed human cultures and Earth’s ecosystems. Left unaddressed, we risk global disaster. But if we channel this wave, intentionally transforming our cultures to center on sustainability, we will not only prevent catastrophe, but may usher in an era of sustainability—one that allows all people to thrive while protecting, even restoring, Earth. In State of the World 2010, sixty renowned researchers and practitioners describe how we can harness the world’s leading institutions—education, the media, business, governments, traditions, and social movements—to reorient cultures toward sustainability.

Warum Nationen scheitern

Warum Nationen scheitern

Die Ursprünge von Macht, Wohlstand und Armut

  • Author: Daron Acemoglu,James A. Robinson
  • Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
  • ISBN: 310402247X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 608
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Der Klassiker - von sechs Wirtschaftsnobelpreisträgern empfohlen, eine Pflichtlektüre! Warum sind Nationen reich oder arm? Starökonom Daron Acemoglu und Harvard-Politologe James Robinson geben eine ebenso schlüssige wie eindrucksvolle Antwort auf diese grundlegende Frage. Anhand zahlreicher, faszinierender Fallbeispiele – von den Conquistadores über die Industrielle Revolution bis zum heutigen China, von Sierra Leone bis Kolumbien – zeigen sie, mit welcher Macht die Eliten mittels repressiver Institutionen sämtliche Regeln zu ihren Gunsten manipulieren - zum Schaden der vielen Einzelnen. Ein spannendes und faszinierendes Plädoyer dafür, dass Geschichte und Geographie kein Schicksal sind. Und ein überzeugendes Beispiel, dass die richtige Analyse der Vergangenheit neue Wege zum Verständnis unserer Gegenwart und neue Perspektiven für die Zukunft eröffnet. Ein provokatives, brillantes und einzigartiges Buch. »Dieses Buch werden unsere Ur-Ur-Urenkel in zweihundert Jahren noch lesen.« George Akerlof, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Eine absolut überzeugende Studie.« Gary S. Becker, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Ein wirklich wichtiges Buch.« Michael Spence, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Acemoglu und Robinson begeistern und regen zum Nachdenken an.« Robert Solow, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Ein wichtiges, unverzichtbares Werk.« Peter Diamond, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Ein wichtiger Beitrag zur Debatte, warum Staaten mit gleicher Vorrausetzung sich so wesentlich in wirtschaftlichen und politischen Entwicklungen unterscheiden.« Kenneth J. Arrow, Nobelpreisträger für Wirtschaftswissenschaften »Diese faktenreiche und ermutigende Streitschrift lehrt uns, dass die Geschichte glücklich enden kann, wenn ihr kein Mensch mehr als Versuchsobjekt dient.« Michael Holmes, NZZ am Sonntag »Anderthalb Jahrzehnte Arbeit eines Pools von Wissenschaftlern, auf 600 Seiten zusammengefasst durch zwei Forscher von Weltrang – und dies kommt heraus: eine Liebeserklärung an Institutionen, die im Sinne ihrer Bürger funktionieren. [...] bestechend.« Elisabeth von Thadden, Die Zeit »Sie werden von diesem Buch begeistert sein.« Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Preisträger und Autor der Weltbestseller »Kollaps« und »Arm und Reich« » Ein höchst lesenswertes Buch.« Francis Fukuyama, Autor des Bestsellers »Das Ende der Geschichte« »Ein phantastisches Buch. Acemoglu und Robinson gehen das wichtigste Problem der Sozialwissenschaften an – eine Frage, die führende Denker seit Jahrhunderten plagt – und liefern eine in ihrer Einfachheit und Wirkmächtigkeit brillante Antwort. Eine wunderbar lesbare Mischung aus Geschichte, Politikwissenschaft und Ökonomie, die unser Denken verändern wird. Pflichtlektüre.« Steven Levitt, Autor von »Freakonomics«