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Philip's Guide to Deserts

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Edited By: Andrew Warren and Tony Allan

208 pages, colour photos

Philip's

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #158360 | ISBN: 0540089486
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About this book

Well illustrated introduction to the world's desert regions - their formation, highly adapted animal and plant life, precarious ecologies and natural resources, significant archaeological and historical sites, and human populations.


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Biography

The general editors are Professor Tony Allan and Professor Andrew Warren, of London University. Professor Allan is an expert on water resource management in the Middle East and Africa; Professor Warren is specialist in desert sand dunes, desertification and soil erosion.

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