The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture

By: Howard, Sir Albert

Price: $75.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Multiple small chips to jacket edges, jacket lighlty toned. 1947 Hard Cover. xii, 307 pp. Author pioneered organic farming and composting in America using Vedic Indian techniques. During his years as a scientist working for the British government in India, Sir Albert Howard conceived of and refined the principles of organic agriculture. Howard's The Soil and Health became a seminal and inspirational text in the organic movement soon after its publication in 1945. The Soil and Health argues that industrial agriculture, emergent in Howard's era and dominant today, disrupts the delicate balance of nature and irrevocably robs the soil of its fertility. Howard's classic treatise links the burgeoning health crises facing crops, livestock, and humanity to this radical degradation of the Earth's soil. His message -- that we must respect and restore the health of the soil for the benefit of future generations -- still resonates among those who are concerned about the effects of chemically enhanced agriculture.

Title: The Soil and Health: A Study of Organic Agriculture

Author: Howard, Sir Albert

Categories: Gardening & Horticulture, Agricultural & Culinary,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: New York, The Devin-Adair Company: 1947

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2304777

Keywords: SCIENCE AGRICULTURE ORGANIC FARMING COMPOSTING AMERICAN HISTORY VEDIC INDIAN SOIL HOUSE HOME GARDEN GARDENING HORTICULTURE,