Lending Library

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VIDEOS AND POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS
A New We: Ecological communities and ecovillages in Europe
Seeking the Good Life in America: Alternative Ways to Live Sustainably
The Economics of Happiness: Going Local
Visions of Utopia: Experiments in Sustainable Culture
The Call of Life
Natural Housing Powerpoint
Cohousing Powerpoint

BOOKS
Alexander, Samuel/Amanda McLeod …. Simple Living in History
Andruss/Plant/Wright (editors) …. Home: A Bioregional Reader
Astyk, Sharon …. Depletion and Abundance: Life on the New Home Front
Babbitt, Dave …. Downscaling: Simplify and Enrich Your Life
Bahro, Rudolf …. Building the Green Movement
Berman, Morris …. The Re-enchantment of the World
Berry, Wendell …. What Are People For?
Berry, Wendell …. A Continuous Harmony
Berry, Thomas …. The Dream of the Earth
Bookchin, Murray …. Remaking Society: Pathways to a Green Future
Boyte, Harry …. Community is Possible: Repairing America’s Roots
Brown, Lester …. Building a Sustainable Society
Bryan, Frank/John McLaughry …. The Vermont Papers: Recreating Democracy on a Human Scale
Callenbach, Ernest …. Ecotopia Emerging
Callenbach, Ernest …. Ecotopia
Capra, Fritjof …. The Turning Point: Science, Society and the Rising Culture
Carson, Rachel …. Silent Spring
Christian, Diana Leafe …. Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillage Communities
Clark, John (editor) …. Renewing the Earth: The Promise of Social Ecology
Commoner, Barry …. Making Peace With the Planet
Devall, Bill/George Sessions …. Deep Ecology
Devall, Bill …. Simple in Means, Rich in Ends: Practicing Deep Ecology
Dobson, Andrew (editor) …. The Green Reader: Essays Toward a Sustainable Society
Durning, Alan Thein …. How Much Is Enough? The Consumer Society and the Future of the Earth
Durning, Alan Thein …. This Place On Earth: Home and the Practice of Permanence
Edwards, Andres …. Thriving Beyond Sustainability: Pathways to a Resilient Society
Durrett, Charles …. Senior Cohousing: A Community Approach to Independent Living
Ehrenhalt, Alan …. The Lost City: The Forgotten Virtues of Community in America
Ehrlich, Paul …. The End of Affluence
Eisler, Riane …. The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future
Elgin, Duane …. Voluntary Simplicity: Toward A New Way of Life
Federer, Tony …. Ecoshift: The Movement That Is Transforming the Relation of Humanity to Earth
Fellowship for Intentional Community …. Directory of Intentional Communities
Friedan, Betty …. The Feminine Mystique
Fromm, Erich …. The Sane Society
Goldsmith, Edward …. The Way: An Ecological Worldview
Goodman, Paul and Percival …. Communitas: Means of Livelihood and Ways of Life
Hanson, Chris …. The Cohousing Handbook: Building a Place for Community
Horn, Greg …. Living Green: A Practical Guide for Simple Sustainability
Illich, Ivan …. Tools for Conviviality
Jackson, Hildur/Karen Svensson …. Ecovillage Living: Restoring the Earth and Her People
Jensen, Derrick …. Listening to the Land
Kohr, Leopold …. The Breakdown of Nations
Kotke, William …. The Final Empire: The Collapse of Civilization/The Seed of the Future
Lappe, Frances Moore …. Diet for a Small Planet
Leopold, Aldo …. A Sand County Almanac
Loomis, Mildred/Ralph Borsodi …. Reshaping Modern Culture
Loomis, Mildred …. Alternative Americas
Loomis, Mildred …. Decentralism
Macnamara, Looby …. People and Permaculture: Caring and designing for ourselves, each other and the planet
McCamant, Kathryn/Charles Durrett …. Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves
McKibben, Bill …. The End of Nature
McGinnis, Michael … Bioregionalism
McLuhan, T. C. …. Touch the Earth: A Self-Portrait of Indian Existence
Meadows/Meadows/Randers/Behrens …. The Limits to Growth
Mollison, Bill …. Permaculture
Monbiot, George …. Heat: How To Stop the Planet From Burning
Mumford, Lewis …. The Myth of the Machine: Technics and Human Development
Murphy, Pat …. Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Climate Change
Nabhan, Gary/Stephen Trimble …. The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places
Naess, Arne …. Ecology, Community, and Lifestyle
Nearing, Helen and Scott …. Living the Good Life
Neill, A.S. …. Summerhill
Norberg-Hodge, Helena …. Ancient Futures: Learning From Ladakh
Odum, Eugene …. Fundamentals of Ecology
Perlman, Fredy …. Against Leviathan
Ponting, Clive …. A Green History of the World
Quinn, Daniel …. The Story of B
Reich, Charles …. The Greening of America
Riesman, David/Nathan Glazer …. The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character
Rexroth, Kenneth …. Communalism: From Its Origins to the Twentieth Century
Robbins, John …. Diet for a New America
Rodale, Robert …. Sane Living in a Mad World
Rosenberg, Marshall …. Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion
Roszak, Theodore …. Person/Planet
Roszak, Theodore …. Sources (for Braving the Great Technological Wilderness)
Sale, Kirkpatrick …. The Green Revolution
Sale, Kirkpatrick …. Dwellers in the Land: The Bioregional Vision
Sale, Kirkpatrick …. Human Scale
Schumacher, E. F. …. Small is Beautiful
Sessions, George …. Deep Ecology for the Twenty-First Century
Shepard, Paul/Daniel McKinley (editors) …. The Subversive Science: Ecological Essays
Shuman, Michael …. Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age
Skolimowski, Henryk …. Eco-Philosophy: Designing New Tactics for Living
Snyder, Gary …. Earth House Hold
Swann, Robert …. The Community Land Trust: A New Land Tenure for America
Thayer, Robert …. LifePlace
Thoreau, Henry David …. Walden
Tobias, Michael (editor) …. Deep Ecology
Todd, John/George Tukel …. Reinhabiting Cities and Towns: Designing for Sustainability
Tokar, Brian …. The Green Alternative: Creating an Ecological Future
Trainer, Ted …. The Conserver Society
Tukel, George …. Toward a Bioregional Model
Wachtel, Paul …. The Poverty of Affluence
Wackernagel, Mathis/William Rees …. Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth
Walker, Liz … Ecovillage at Ithaca
Walker, Liz …. Choosing a Sustainable Future
Wann/DeGraaf/Naylor …. Affluenza: How overconsumption is killing us and how to fight back
Wann, David …. The New Normal: An Agenda for Responsible Living
Wann, David …. Reinventing Community: Stories from the Walkway of Cohousing
Watson, David …. Against the Megamachine
White, Kim Kennedy …. America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-friendly Culture in the United States
Wilson, Edward O. …. The Diversity of Life
Winner, Langdon …. The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology
Worster, Donald …. Nature’s Economy: The Roots of Ecology
Zwerin, Michael …. Devolutionary Notes

A resource for interesting articles about the “live lightly / revive community” movement: http://simplicityinstitute.org/publications

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