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  • The Big Thirstby Charles Fishman

    Free Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex . Rather than only three states of water?liquid, ice, and vapor?there is a fourth, ?molecular water,? fused into rock 400 miles deep in the Earth, and that?s where most of the planet?s water is found. Unlike most precious resources,... more...

  • Water and Society in Early Medieval Italy, AD 400?1000by Paolo Squatriti

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 42.00

    A discussion of the relationship between people and water in medieval Italy, first published in 1998. more...

  • Blue Revolutionby Cynthia Barnett

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 26.95

    Americans see water as abundant and cheap: we turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other culture in the world, much to quench what?s now our largest crop?the lawn. Yet most Americans cannot name the river or aquifer that flows to our taps, irrigates our food, and produces our electricity.... more...

  • Water for Food in a Changing Worldby Alberto Garrido; Helen Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 155.00

    Our thirst for water grows with our population, but the amount of fresh water available on Earth is fixed. If we assume "business as usual" by 2050 about forty per cent of the projected global population of nine point four billion is expected to be facing water stress or scarcity. This book explores water and food production at global and regional... more...

  • Introduction to Water in Californiaby David Carle

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    The food each of us consumes per day represents an investment of 4,500 gallons of water, according to the California Farm Bureau. In this densely populated state where it rains only six months out of the year, where does all that water come from? This thoroughly engaging, concise book tells the story of California's most precious resource, tracing... more...

  • Tapping Water Marketsby Terry L. Anderson; Brandon Scarborough; Lawrence R. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Tapping Water Markets is about the past, present, and future of water markets. It compares water markets with political water allocation, documents the growth of water markets, and explores the ways in which water markets can be improved and implemented further. This book provides up-to-date information of where and why water shortages are occurring... more...

  • WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTby Bartolomé Andreo

    Springer 2013; US$ 64.99

    WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT provides a detailed introduction to the full range of advanced, multidisciplinary techniques used in the study of water resources from understanding individual aquifers to the protection and management of water in a sustainable way, compatible with the preservation of the environment. Based on a masters course from UNESCO?s... more...

  • Where the Waters Divideby Michael Mascarenhas

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 35.99

    Where the Waters Divide is one of the few book length studies that analyze contemporary forms of racism and white privilege in Canadian society. The book argues that neoliberalism represents a key moment in time for the racial formation in Canada, one that functions not through overt forms of state sanctioned racism, as in the past, but via the... more...

  • Water Diplomacyby Shafiqul Islam; Lawrence E. Susskind

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    Water is the resource that will determine the wealth, welfare, and stability of many countries in the twenty-first century. This book offers a new approach to managing water that will overcome the conflicts that emerge when the interactions among natural, societal, and political forces are overlooked. At the heart of these conflicts are complex water... more...

  • Corporate Water Strategiesby William Sarni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    In the past businesses have viewed water as a minimal operational cost and not a strategic issue. However, water has now emerged as a critical issue for both corporations and the public sector in response to increased water demand, climatic risks and potentially negative impacts on brand value. This innovative book provides up to date information... more...