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A History of Water (3-Volume Set)

Series: A History of Water Volume: 4

By: Terje Tvedt, Richard Coopey, Eva Jakobson and Terje Ostigaard

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Hardback | Apr 2006 | #157105 | ISBN: 1850435936
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Three volumes that explore all aspects of water - social, cultural, political, religious, historical, economic and technological - from ancient times to the present day. The contributors examine the changing histories of water as a private or common good; the politics of water at local, urban, national and international level; water in cities; great river plans; dams; river biographies; and images of water in religion, myth, literature and art. Empirical and ethnographic case studies from around the world feature. Volume 1: Water Control and River Biographies Volume 2: The Political Economy of Water Volume 3: The World of Water


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