How to Survive Anywhere 1st Edition: A Guide for Urban, Suburban, Rural, and Wilderness Environments

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Stackpole Books, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 264 pages
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  • Well-illustrated, easy-to-follow, step-by-step survival instructions
  • Practical tips for anyone, anywhere, in almost any survival situation

This unique book addresses the basic survival skills needed to keep you alive and healthy in the woods, suburbs, and city. Each chapter focuses on a primary area of concern--water, fire, food, shelter, clothing, tools, and weapons--describing in detail practices applicable to all environments. This one-of-a-kind guide provides real solutions to life-threatening situations caused by natural or man-made disasters, as well as the challenges encountered by anyone who wants to live more independently from modern systems, for a few days or a lifetime.

 

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Contents

Water
1
Fire Lighting Energy
34
Health and Hygiene
82
Clothing and Shelter
114
The World Is Tied Together with Fiber
148
Food
170
Tools and Weapons
200
First Aid
229
Navigation
236
What Is Survival?
250
Index
260
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Through field trips, lectures, and classes in ethno-botany, Christopher Nyerges has instructed thousands of children and adults on basic survival and living skills for both wilderness and the urban environment through his School of Self-Reliance. He is the editor of Wilderness Way magazine and lives in Pasadena, California. For more information about the author and the School of Self-Reliance, go to www.ChristopherNyerges.com.

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