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Hydropolitics in the Third World: Conflict and Cooperation in International River Basins

By: Arun P Elhance

309 pages, Figs

United States Institute of Peace Press

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #110030 | ISBN: 1878379909
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Explores the hydropolitics of six of the world's largest river basins, examining their physical, economic, and political geography; the possibilities for acute conflict; and efforts to develop bilateral and multilateral agreements for sharing water resources.


The Parana-La Plata Basin; the Nile Basin; the Jordan Basin; the Euphrates-Tigris Basin; the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Barak Basin; the Mekong Basin; conclusion - grounds for despair, reasons for hope.

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