In Search Of The Simple Life

Author: David Grayson
Editor: American Traveler Press
ISBN: 9781558381582
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Thoughts on ridding ourselves of the excess baggage of property, possessions, and material trappings. "I heard a man today complaining of the trouble he has with his property -- but he could so easily have less of it!"
In Search of the Simple Life
Language: en
Pages: 72
Authors: David Grayson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-12 - Publisher: American Traveler Press

Thoughts on ridding ourselves of the excess baggage of property, possessions, and material trappings. "I heard a man today complaining of the trouble he has with his property -- but he could so easily have less of it!"
The Simple Life
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: David E. Shi
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Looking across more than three centuries of want and prosperity, war and peace, Shi introduces a rich cast of practitioners and proponents of the simple life, among them Thomas Jefferson, Henry David Thoreau, Jane Addams, Scott and Helen Nearing, and Jimmy Carter.
In Search of the Simple Life
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: David E. Shi
Categories: Simplicity
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Gibbs Smith Publishers

Since colonial days Americans have greatly admired, variously defined, and occasionally practiced the simple life. In doing so they have provided a significant shaping force in the history of American values. Though quickly displaced by the cult of more and more, the simple life has remained an elevated ideal for
The Simple Life
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: David E. Shi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

Looking across three centuries of want and prosperity, war and peace, this work introduces a cast of practitioners and proponents of the simple life, among them Thomas Jefferson, Scott and Helen Nearing, Jimmy Carter and Jane Addams. It finds that nothing is simple about our mercurial devotion to the ideal
The Unsettlers
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Mark Sundeen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-10 - Publisher: Penguin

“An in-depth and compelling account of diverse Americans living off the grid.” —Los Angeles Times The radical search for the simple life in today’s America. On a frigid April night, a classically trained opera singer, five months pregnant, and her husband, a former marine biologist, disembark an Amtrak train in