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

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 36.00

    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...

  • Governance of Water and Sanitation in Africa, Theby Tim Gray; Amy Stewart

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    The politics of water have taken centre stage in global concerns about sustainable development. ?The Governance of Water and Sanitation in Africa? investigates a new mode of achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people who lack access to safe water and sanitation by 2015. Instead of aid delivered via deals between governments,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    There is not enough water globally for all the things humans need and want water to do for us. Water supply bubbles are bursting in China, the Middle East and India with potentially serious implications for the global economy and for political stability. Even the United States is depleting groundwater on average 25% faster than it is being replenished.... more...

  • Virtual Waterby Tony Allan

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    The groundbreaking new concept that reveals the true and hazardous extent of our everyday water consumption.How much water does it take to make a cup of coffee? The answer may shock you: 140 litres! That?s the true amount of water used in growing, producing, packaging and shipping the beans you use to make your morning coffee. Your lunchtime hamburger... more...

  • Rivers: A Very Short Introductionby Nick Middleton

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 7.99

    This Very Short Introduction is a celebration of rivers in all their diversity. Nick Middleton covers a wide and eclectic range of river-based themes, from physical geography to mythology, to industrial history and literary criticism. Worshipped and revered, respected and feared, rivers reflect both the natural and social history of our planet. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • River Dynamics and Integrated River Managementby Zhao-Yin Wang; Joseph H.W. Lee; Charles S. Melching

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 229.00

    "River Dynamics and Integrated River Management? provides comprehensive information on rivers for integrated management, including natural processes, stresses resulting from human activities, and restoration of various parts of the river basin, including the watershed, mountain streams, alluvial rivers, estuaries, and natural and man-made lakes. Essential... 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...

  • Corporate Water Strategiesby William Sarni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 100.00

    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 on... more...