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  • Lesotho Highlands Water Projectby Lawrence J.M. Haas; Leonardo Mazzei; Donal O'Leary

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 9.99

    Effective communications in all stages of the project cycle (including identification, preparation, implementation and operation) are critical to the success of complex hydraulic infrastructure projects, involving many stakeholders. Being the largest binational water transfer scheme in the world and because of its phasing, the lessons learned in this... more...

  • Water and Developmentby The World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 19.99

    Development patterns, increasing population pressure, and the demand for better livelihoods in many parts of the globe all contribute to a steadily deepening global water crisis. Development redirects, consumes, and pollutes water. It also causes changes in the state of natural water reservoirs, directly by draining aquifers and indirectly by melting... more...

  • The Golden Dreamby Ronald Stagg

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 16.99

    In the early twentieth century a movement flourished, championing the St. Lawrence route as the answer to easily transporting goods in and out the centre of the continent. Communities along the Great Lakes planned for increased prosperity, but "the Golden Dream" has not been fully realized. more...

  • The Underdraining of Farmland in England During the Nineteenth Centuryby A. D. M. Phillips

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 34.00

    Underdraining has been recognized as one of the major capital-intensive agricultural improvements of the nineteenth century. more...

  • Engineering Natureby Jessica Teisch

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Focusing on globalization in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Jessica Teisch examines the processes by which American water and mining engineers who rose to prominence during and after the California Gold Rush of 1849 exported the United States' growing technical and environmental knowledge and associated social and political institutions.... more...

  • Disputing the Floodplainsby Tobias Haller

    BRILL 2010; US$ 112.00

    African Floodplains in semi-arid areas are important for local livelihoods as they harbor many common-pool resources such as fisheries, pasture, wildlife, veldt products, water and land for irrigation. However, in many of these areas resources are under pressure. This book is presenting seven case studies from Mali, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zambia and Botswana... more...

  • Water Politics in the Middle Eastby Dr Mostafa Dolatyar; Tim S. Gray

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 165.00

    Most studies of water scarcity in the Middle East conclude that there is a significant risk of imminent conflict, even warfare, between states in the region. This book demonstrates that the evidence does not support this doom-laden prediction. Indeed, the authors show that although water scarcity has occasionally played a role in disputes in the Middle... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United Statesby Steven L. Danver; John R. Burch

    CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2011; US$ 262.50

     The Encyclopedia of Water Politics and Policy in the United States is the most comprehensive reference source available that analyzes water-related issues in America. more...

  • The Danubeby Libor Jansky; Masahiro Murakami; Nevelina I. Pachova

    United Nations University Press 2004; US$ 25.00

    The Danube river is one of the world’s greatest international freshwater resources. It stretches halfway across Europe and passes through 11 countries. Its catchment is shared by 17 nations, many of whom are new members of the expanded European Union.This book focuses on the disputed Gabcíkovo-Nagymaros Project on the Danube between Hungary... more...

  • Environmental Scenario in Indiaby Sacchidananda Mukherjee; Debashis Chakraborty

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 152.00

    India has moved along an impressive growth path over the last decade, marked with falling share of agriculture, stagnating manufacturing, expanding services segment, growing trade orientation, enhanced FDI inflows etc. The consequent growth implications are obvious as far as the numbers like GDP growth rate and Per Capita GDP trend are concerned,... more...