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Fear of Farming

By: Caroline Wickham-Jones(Author)
181 pages, 1 colour illustration, 4 b/w maps
Publisher: Windgather Press
Fear of Farming
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  • Fear of Farming ISBN: 9781905119325 Paperback Jun 2010 In stock
Price: £16.95
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About this book

The environmental crisis is one of the most pressing concerns to face the population of the world today. The debate centres on the way in which our current problems are of recent making and how we might fix them. But in reality the issue is far more fundamental and stretches back further in time than many of us might think. This book traces the origins of our present situation to the changes that came about with the introduction of farming to Britain 6000 years ago and the inexorable course of human development since then. This is a course which has set us on the path to catastrophe. However, there is hope. The book also looks at the much older traits from a way of life long gone in Britain, from the hunter-gatherers who lived here over the millennia before the introduction of farming. These traits, almost forgotten, but never quite lost, are now re-surfacing and may hold many of the keys to our continued existence.


1. Where Are We Now?
2. The First Hunters
3. Gathering Nuts, Watching the Moon
4. We Are Not Alone
5. The Arrival of the Bread-Makers
6. New Ways
7. New World, New Thoughts
8. Brave New World - what went wrong?
9. New Lives, New Ways, New Problems
10. Just How Civilised Are We?
11. Adam and Eve are Alive and Kicking

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By: Caroline Wickham-Jones(Author)
181 pages, 1 colour illustration, 4 b/w maps
Publisher: Windgather Press
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