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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    The Mushroom at the End of the World (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world?and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake offers insights into areas far beyond just...

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  • Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 19th Century by Margaret Hedley
    Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 19th Century (English, Paperback) Margaret Hedley

    The first book to explore the role of women at the Durham Coalfield

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  • Lumberjills by Joanna Foat
    Lumberjills (English, Paperback) Joanna Foat

    The first book to fully recognise and tell the tale of the efforts of the Lumberjills - the Women's Timber Corps - during the Second World War

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  • Woodland Development by George Peterken
    Woodland Development (English, Paperback) George Peterken, Edward Mountford

    Lady Park Wood in the Wye Valley, UK was set aside as a 'natural' reserve for ecological research in 1944 and the trees, shrubs and ground vegetation have been recorded in detail ever since. This beautifully illustrated book describes 70 years of observations presenting the most detailed records in Europe of how a woodland develops naturally.

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  • Quarrying in Cumbria by Dr David Johnson
    Quarrying in Cumbria (English, Paperback) Dr David Johnson

    The story of how stone was won is an important part of our disappearing heritage: this book explores the rich legacy of quarrying across Cumbria.

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  • Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics by Samir Dani
    Food Supply Chain Management and Logistics (English, Paperback) Samir Dani

    Understand how food gets to the table with this comprehensive overview of the design, governance, innovations, and future challenges of the food supply chain.

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  • Farm Office Handbook by IAgSA
    Farm Office Handbook (English, Paperback) IAgSA

    Farm Office Handbook is a practical reference source for anyone involved in farm administration. It offers comprehensive guidance on farm office basics, from equipment to 'doing it online'; setting up accounting systems; computerising a manual accounting system; year-end procedures complete with a check list.

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  • Not a Plack the Richer by Marian Pallister
    Not a Plack the Richer (English, Paperback) Marian Pallister

    A fascinating exploration of a unique and little-known aspect of Argyll's past.

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  • British Motor Fishing Vessels by John McWilliams
    British Motor Fishing Vessels (English, Paperback) John McWilliams

    With a terrific array of rare and unpublished images, John McWilliams looks at some of the fishing boats that can be found around the coast of Britain.

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  • Liverpool Cowkeepers by Dave Joy
    Liverpool Cowkeepers (English, Paperback) Dave Joy

    A fascinating look at the intertwined story of milk and men on Merseyside.

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  • Letters to a Young Farmer by Stone Barns Center
    Letters to a Young Farmer (English, Paperback) Stone Barns Center

    Three dozen esteemed writers, farmers, chefs, activists and visionaries address the highs and lows of farming life-as well as larger questions of how our food is produced and consumed-in vivid and personal detail.

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  • Catching Thunder by Eskil Engdal
    Catching Thunder (English, Paperback) Eskil Engdal, Kjetil Saeter

    Poachers, kingpins and the longest chase in maritime history: A desperate race to save our planet's oceans.

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  • British Sheep Breeds by Susannah Robin Parkin
    British Sheep Breeds (English, Paperback) Susannah Robin Parkin

    Explains the main differences between the various breeds and the qualities of their appearance, temperament, meat and wool, and also outlines the history of sheep farming and the way the industry works. This book is an introduction to the main breeds and their classification into upland, hill and lowland varieties.

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  • The Ocean Book by Esther Gonstalla
    The Ocean Book (English, Paperback) Esther Gonstalla

    Though we love our oceans, we must learn to cherish them. This book will help readers realize how we cause the problems and how we can solve them.

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  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food by Michael Carolan
    The Real Cost of Cheap Food (English, Paperback) Michael Carolan

    This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such as its price per ounce, combination of nutrients, yield per acre, or calories, the book argues for a more...

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  • Fishing by Brian Fagan
    Fishing (English, Paperback) Brian Fagan

    The story of humanity's last major source of food from the wild and how it enabled and shaped the growth of civilization

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  • Albrecht on Pastures: Volume 6 by William A. Albrecht
    Albrecht on Pastures: Volume 6 (English, Paperback) William A. Albrecht $28.16
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  • Food and Beverage Management by Bernard Davis
    Food and Beverage Management (English, Paperback) Bernard Davis, Andrew Lockwood

    This introductory textbook provides a thorough guide to the management of food and beverage outlets, from their day-to-day running through to the wider concerns of the hospitality industry. It explores the broad range of subject areas that encompass the food and beverage market and its main sectors ? fast food and casual dining, hotels and quality restaurants and event, industrial and welfare...

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  • Memories of the Lincolnshire Fishing Industry by Bernard Bale
    Memories of the Lincolnshire Fishing Industry (Paperback) Bernard Bale

    During the 20th century Lincolnshire's ports provided one fifth of all the fish eaten in Britain. In the 1970s this changed as a result of the cod war with Iceland over a dispute about fishing rights in home waters. New technology such as satellite navigation, sonar and mechanical winches also played its part. The fleet got smaller and changed direction. Of the smaller local ports. Cleethorpes,...

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  • Silviculture of Trees Used in British Forestry by Peter Savill
    Silviculture of Trees Used in British Forestry (English, Paperback) Peter Savill

    This new edition describes the silvicultural characteristics of trees common to the UK, including all important native species and a selection of the most significant exotics. With details of climatic zones, soils, productivity, pests and diseases, this book provides concise but detailed information on the establishment and management of forests.

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