Books for culture history and the arts

Mycorrhizal Planet
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Mycorrhizal Planet by Michael Phillips

Mycorrhizal Planet: How Symbiotic Fungi Work with Roots to Support Plant Health and Build Soil Fertility. Explains their importance in the making of dynamic soils.
Entangled Life
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Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures. Explores the spectacular and neglected world of fungi.
The Hidden Half of Nature
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The Hidden Half of Nature by David R. Montgomery & Anne Biklé

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health. Reveals why good health—for people and for plants—depends on Earth’s smallest creatures.
Cows Save the Planet
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Cows Save the Planet by Judith D. Schwartz

Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth. Examines how our ability to turn major environmental crises into opportunities depends on how we treat the soil.
The Soil Will Save Us
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The Soil Will Save Us by Kristin Ohlson

The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet. Links soil health with tackling climate change.
Designing Regenerative Food Systems by M O'Connell
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Designing regenerative food systems by Marina O'Connell

Covers biodynamic, organic, agroforestry, regenerative, agroecological and permaculture methods.
Unearthed by Claire Ratinon
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Unearthed by Claire Ratinon

On race and roots, and how the soil taught me I belong.
The World Soils Book Series publishes peer-reviewed books on the soils of a particular country.
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World Soils Book Series

The World Soils Book Series publishes peer-reviewed books on the soils of a particular country.
Soil Science Americana by Alfred E. Hartemink
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Soil Science Americana by Alfred E. Hartemink

Narrates how the study of the soil became a science. Combines human history with scientific progressions.    
The importance of soil health ' Growing Revolution' by D R Montgomery
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Growing a Revolution, Bringing our Soil back to Life by David R Montgomery

A book on the importance of soil health by David R Montgomery.
A  book on soil and earth by William Bryant Logan
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Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth by William Bryant Logan

A book on the Earth's surface by William Bryant Logan.
A craft anology on the 4 elements of life
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Earth, Wind, Fire, Water - Nordic Contemporary Crafts – A Critical Craft Anthology

A critical craft anthology on the 4 elements of life.
The book Earth Matters on soils throughout history
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Earth Matters: How Soil underpins Civilisation by Richard Bardgett

Richard Bardgett's book on soils throughout history.
A book on international soil proverbs
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Global Soil Proverbs, Cultural Language of the Soil

A book of international soil proverbs.
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