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Primitive Skills and Crafts - An Outdoorsman's Guide to Shelters Tools Weapons Tracking Survival and More - cover

Primitive Skills and Crafts - An Outdoorsman's Guide to Shelters Tools Weapons Tracking Survival and More

Linda Jamison, Richard Jamison

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

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Summary

How did they survive back then? An enlightening, practical guide to ancient skills from fire building to animal tracking to pottery making. 
 
For anyone eager to master survival skills for outdoor vacations, or simply find a fun new family activity for a Saturday afternoon, this book is full of practical advice presented by archaeologists, anthropologists, primitive practitioners, craftsmen, and artisans.  
 
These experts help modern readers rediscover the skills that have served humanity for millennia: fire-making, camp cooking, basket weaving, pottery making, animal tracking, and much more. You can even learn how to turn seashells into arrowheads or make glue from yucca plants. Plus, there’s intriguing information on the benefits of a hunter-gatherer diet. More than just a how-to, this handbook provides inspiration to live life to the fullest.
Available since: 08/17/2007.
Print length: 374 pages.

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