Out of the Earth: Civilization and the Life of the Soil

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A moving tribute to the physical and spiritual properties of nature's richestelement by one of the world's leading soil conservationists.

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Describes the complex processes that for the soil, explains its role in civilizations since prehistoric times, and points out the dangers of abusing this valuable resource.

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"Daniel Hillel is a master at presenting complex scientific concepts in a dynamic, lively style. He also demonstrates unusual mastery in articulating the historical framework of the present crisis, providing a perspective on the peaks and valleys of the long-standing relationship between the soil and man."Shawki Barghouti, Chief of Agriculture Production and Services, The World Bank"

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