Wildwood Wisdom by Ellsworth Jaeger

Wildwood Wisdom

byEllsworth JaegerIntroduction byLloyd Kahn

Paperback | December 30, 1999

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This historical guide, originally written in 1945, includes information on making fires, canoeing, using axes and knives, and crafting shelters from hand-gathered materials. Readers also learn about clothing, gear, and useful plants. This book also is an account of life in the 1800s, when survival in the wild depended on one''s skill and ingenuity.
Title:Wildwood WisdomFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:520 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.29 inShipping dimensions:520 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1.29 inPublished:December 30, 1999Publisher:Shelter PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0936070129

ISBN - 13:9780936070124

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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If we`re cold, we switch on the heat. If we`re hungry, we go to the supermarket. And if we want to get from point A to point B, we hop in the car. A century ago, most people weren`t so fortunate and had to rely on their ingenuity to ensure their survival. Now you can try your hand at making many of the same things our forefathers and foremothers did, including axes, shelters and canoes in Wildwood Wisdom. Ellsworth Jaeger introduces readers to aspects of pioneer life in this classic 1945 resource.