Complete Bibliography of the book

This is the full bibliography of The Knowledge, as printed at the end of the book, with links provided here for you to get the referenced books or download papers for free where available. 


  1. Abdel-Aal, H.K., K.M. Zohdy, and M. Abdel Kareem. 2010. “Hydrogen Production Using Sea Water Electrolysis.” The Open Fuel Cells Journal 3: 1-7.
  2. Adams, John Joseph, ed. 2008. Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse. San Francisco: Night Shade Books.
  3. Agromisa Foundation Human Nutrition and Food Processing Group. 1990. Preservation of Foods. (ATL 07-289) Wagening, Netherlands: Agromisa Foundation.
  4. Ahuja, Rajeev, Andreas Blomqvist, Peter Larsson, et al. 2011. “Relativity and the lead-acid battery.” Physical Review Letters 106 (1).
  5. Allen, Robert C. 2009. The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  6. Ambrosoli, Mauro. 2009. The Wild and the Sown: Botany and Agriculture in Western Europe, 1350-1850. Past and Present Publications. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. First published in English 1997.
  7. Arthur, W. Brian. 2009. The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves. New York: Free Press.
  8. Ashton, Kevin. 2013. “What Coke Contains.” Medium. Last updated April 5.
  9. Aspin, B. Terry. 1975. Foundrywork for the Amateur. (ATL 04-94) Hemel Hempstead, UK: Model and Ailied Publications, Argus Books.
  10. Avery, Mike. 2001a. “What is sourdough?” SourdoughHome
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  13. Basalla, George. 1988. The Evolution of Technology. Cambridge History of Science Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  14. Bell, Alice. 2011. “How the Refrigerator Got its Hum.” through the looking glass (blog), September 19. 
  15. Blandford, Percy. 1976. Old Farm Tools and Machinery: An Illustrated History. Newton Abbot, Devon, England: David & Charles.
  16. Bloomfield, Sally F., and Kumar Jyoti Nath. 2009. Use of Ash and Mud for Handwashing in Low Income Communities. International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene.
  17. Bostrom, Nick, and Milan M. Ćirković, eds. 2008. Global Catastrophic Risks. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.
  18. Bowler, Peter J., and Iwan Rhys Morus. 2005. Making Modern Science: A Historical Survey. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
  19. Boyle, Godfrey, Peter Harper, and the editors of Undercurrents. 1976. Radical Technology: Food, Shelter, Tools, Materials, Energy, Communication, Autonomy, Community. (ATL 01-13) New York: Pantheon Books.
  20. British Nutrition Foundation. 1999. Nutrition and Food Processing. London: British Nutrition Foundation.
  21. Broers, Alec. 2005. The Triumph of Technology: The BBC Reith Lectures 2005. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  22. Brooks, Michael. 2009. “Electric cars: Juiced up and ready to go.” New Scientist, July 20.
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  24. Bruton, Eric. 2000. The History of Clocks & Watches. London: Little, Brown.
  25. Bureau of Naval Personnel. 1971. Basic Machines and How They Work. (ATL 04-81) Mineola, NY: Dover Publications.
  26. Carr, Marilyn, ed. 1985. The AT Reader: Theory and Practice in Appropriate Technology. (ATL 01-20) ITDG Publishing.
  27. Carusella, Brian. 2008. “Foxhole and PoW built radios: history and construction.” Bizarre Stuff You Can Make in Your Kitchen.
  28. Casselman, Anne. 2011. “Microscope, DIY, 3 Minutes.” The Last Word on Nothing (blog), September 5.
  29. Chang, Hasok. 2004. Inventing Temperature: Measurement and Scientific Progress. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.
  30. Clark, David P. 2010. Germs, Genes & Civilization: How Epidemics Shaped Who We Are Today. Upper Saddle River, NJ: FT Press / Pearson.
  31. Clayton, Bruce D. 1980. Life After Doomsday: A Survivalist Guide to Nuclear War and Other Major Disasters. Boulder, CO: Paladin Press.
  32. Clews, Henry. 1973. Electric Power from the Wind. (ATL 21-466) Norwich, VT: Enertech Corporation.
  33. Cohen, Laurie P. 2000. “Many Medicines Are Potent Years Past Expiration Dates.” Wall Street Journal, March 28.
  34. Collins, H. M. 1974. “The TEA Set: Tacit Knowledge and Scientific Networks.” Science Studies 4 (2): 165–86.
  35. Conant, Jeff. 2005. Sanitation and Cleanliness for a Healthy Environment. Berkeley, CA: The Hesperian Foundation.
  36. Connolly, Kate. 2001. “Human Flesh On Sale in Land the Cold War Left Behind.” The Observer, April 7.
  37. Cook, John, Balu Sankaran, and Ambrose E.O. Wasunna (eds.). 1988. General Surgery at the District Hospital. (ATL 27-721) Geneva: World Health Organization.
  38. Coupland, Douglas. 1992. Shampoo Planet. New York: Pocket Books.
  39. ___. 1998. Girlfriend in a Coma. New York: Regan Books / HarperCollins.
  40. Cowan, Ruth Schwartz. 1985. “How the Refrigerator Got its Hum.” In The Social Shaping of Technology, edited by Donald MacKenzie and Judy Wajcman. Milton Keynes, England, and Philadelphia: Open University Press.
  41. Cowie, Jonathan. 2013. Climate Change: Biological and Human Aspects. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  42. Crump, Thomas. 2001. A Brief History of Science: As Seen through the Development of Scientific Instruments. London: Constable & Robinson.
  43. Dalton, Alan P. 1973. Chemicals from Biological Resources. London: Intermediate Technology Development Group.
  44. Dalzell, Howard W., Kenneth R. Gray, and A.J. Biddlestone. 1981. Composting in Tropical Agriculture. (ATL 05-165) Ashford, UK: International Institute of Biological Husbandry.
  45. David, Saul. 2012. “How Germany lost the WWI arms race,” BBC News Magazine, February 16.
  46. Davidson, J. P. 2011. Planet Word: The Story of Language from the Earliest Grunts to Twitter and Beyond. To accompany the BBC series. London: Michael Joseph / Penguin.
  47. Davison, Robert, Doug Vogel, Roger Harris, and Noel Jones. 2000. “Technology Leapfrogging in Developing Countries—An Inevitable Luxury?” The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries 1 (5): 1–10.
  48. De Decker, Kris. 2009. “Wind powered factories: history (and future) of industrial windmills.” Low-tech Magazine, October 8.
  49. ___. 2010a. “Recycling animal and human dung is the key to sustainable farming.” Low-tech Magazine, September 15.
  50. ___. 2010b. “Wood gas vehicles: firewood in the fuel tank.” Low-tech Magazine, January 18.
  51. ___. 2010c. “The status quo of electric cars: better batteries, same range.” Low-tech Magazine, May 3.
  52.  ___. 2011a. “Medieval smokestacks: fossil fuels in pre-industrial times.” Low-tech Magazine, September 29.
  53. ___. 2011b. “Gas Bag Vehicles.” Low-tech Magazine, November 13.
  54. DEFRA. 2010. UK Food Security Assessment: Detailed Analysis. London: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
  55. ___. 2012. Food Statistics Pocketbook. London: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
  56. Deighton, T. Howard. 1907. The Struggle for Supremacy: Being a Series of Chapters in the History of the Leblanc Alkali Industry in Britain. Liverpool: Gilbert G. Walmsley.
  57. Diamond, Jared. 2005. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive. New York: Viking Penguin.
  58. Dick, William B. 1872. Dick’s Encyclopedia of Practical Receipts and Processes. (ATL 02-26) New York: Dick & Fitzgerald. Reprint, New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1975.
  59. Dickson, Murray. 2011. Where There Is No Dentist. Berkeley, CA: Hesperian Health Guides.
  60. Dobson, Michael B. 1988. Anesthesia at the District Hospital. (ATL 27-720) Geneva: World Health Organization.
  61. Dumesny, P. and J. Noyer. 1908. Wood Products: Distillates and Extracts. New York: D. van Nostrand Co. Reprint 2007, Knowledge Publications.
  62. Dunn, Kevin M. 2003. Caveman Chemistry: 28 Projects, from the Creation of Fire to the Production of Plastics. Boca Raton, FL: Universal Publishers.
  63. Economist, The. 2006. “Behind the bleeding edge: Skipping over old technologies to adopt new ones offers opportunities—and a lesson.” September 21.
  64. ___. 2008a. “Of internet cafés and power cuts: Emerging economies are better at adopting new technologies than at putting them into widespread use.” February 7.
  65. ___. 2008b. “The limits of leapfrogging: The spread of new technologies often depends on the availability of older ones.” February 7.
  66. ___. 2012. “Doomsdays: Predicting the End of the World.” December 20.
  67. Edgerton, David. 2008. The Shock Of The Old: Technology and Global History since 1900. New York: Oxford University Press.
  68. ___. 2007. “Creole Technologies and Global Histories: Rethinking How Things Travel in Space and Time.” Journal of History of Science and Technology 1 (Summer): 75–112.
  69. Edwards, Aton. 2009. Preparedness Now! An Emergency Survival Guide. Exp. and rev. ed. Process Self-Reliance. Port Townsend, WA: Process Media.
  70. Ehrlich, Paul R., and Anne H. Ehrlich. 2013. “Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided?” Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280 (1754): 20122845.
  71. Eisenring, Markus. 1991. Micro Pelton Turbines. (ATL 22-543) St. Gallen, Switzerland: SKAT, Swiss Center for Appropriate Technology.
  72. FAO. 1976. Farming with Animal Power. (ATL 05-150) Better Farming Series 14. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  73. FAO. 1977. Cereals. (ATL 05-151) Better Farming Series 15. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  74. FAO Forestry Department. 1986. Wood Gas as Engine Fuel. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  75. Fara, Patricia. 2009. Science: A Four Thousand Year History. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.
  76. Farndon, John. 2010. The World’s Greatest Idea: The Fifty Greatest Ideas That Have Changed Humanity. London: Icon Books.
  77. Ferguson, Niall. 2011. Civilization: The West and the Rest. London: Allen Lane / Penguin.
  78. Fernández-Armesto, Felipe. 2001. Food: A History. London: Macmillan. (Published in the US as Near a Thousand Tables: A History of Food. New York: The Free Press, 2002.)
  79. Field, Simon Quellen. n. d. “Building a crystal radio out of household items.” Scitoys: Science Toys You Can Make with Your Kids.
  80. Finlay, Victoria. 2002. Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox. London: Hodder and Stoughton. US edition: Color: A Natural History of the Palette. New York: Random House, 2003.
  81. Fraenkel, Peter. 1997. Water-Pumping Devices: A Handbook for Users and Choosers (ATL 14-370). Intermediate Technology Publications.
  82. Frank, Adam. 2011. About Time: Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang. New York: Free Press.
  83. Fruen, Lois. 2002. “Iron Gall Ink.” A teaching resource to accompany the author’s textbook The Real World of Chemistry, 6th ed.
  84. Gentry, George, and Edgar T. Westbury. 1980. Hardening and Tempering Engineers’ Tools. 3rd ed. (ATL 04-98) Watford, UK: Model and Allied Publications, Argus Books.
  85. Gillies, Midge. 2011. The Barbed-wire University: The Real Lives of Prisoners of War in the Second World War. London: Aurum Press.
  86. Gingery, David J., and Vincent R. Gingery. 2011. Build Your Own Metal Working Shop from Scrap (Complete 7 Book Series). Rogersville, MO: David J. Gingery Publishing.
  87. Goodall, Chris. 2008. Ten Technologies To Fix Energy and Climate. London: Profile Books.
  88. Gotaas, Harold B. 1976. Composting: Sanitary Disposal and Reclamation of Organic Wastes. (ATL 05-166) Geneva: World Health Organization. First published 1956.
  89. Greer, John Michael. 2006. “How Not To Save Science.” The Archdruid Report (blog). July 26.
  90. ___. 2008. The Long Descent: A User’s Guide to the End of the Industrial Age. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.
  91. Gribbin, John. 2002. Science: A History: 1543-2001. London: Allen Lane / Penguin. New York: Penguin Books, 2003.
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  96. Hills, Richard L. 1996. Power from Wind: A History of Windmill Technology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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  98. Holland, Ray. 1986. Micro Hydro Electric Power. (ATL 22-531) London: Intermediate Technology Development Group.
  99. Holmes, Bob. 2011. “Starting Over: Rebuilding Civilization from Scratch.” New Scientist, March 28.
  100. Holmes, Richard. 2008. The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science. New York: Pantheon Books.
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  102. HowToons. 2007. “Pen Pal.” Make Magazine, CRAFT 5 (November).
  103. Huisman, L., and W. E. Wood. 1974. Slow Sand Filtration. (ATL 16-376) Geneva: World Health Organization.
  104. Hurt, R. Douglas. 1982. American Farm Tools: From Hand-Power to Steam-Power. (ATL 06-262) Manhattan, KS: Sunflower University Press.
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  108. Johnson, Steven. 2010. Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation. New York: Riverhead Books.
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  117. Krammer, Arnold. 1978. “Fueling the Third Reich.” Technology and Culture 19 (3): 394–422.
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