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- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 37.00
A discussion of the relationship between people and water in medieval Italy, first published in 1998. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 162.71
"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...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
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...