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Cultivating the Nile : the everyday politics of water in Egypt

Author: Jessica Barnes
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2014.
Series: New ecologies for the twenty-first century.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Barnes
ISBN: 9780822357568 0822357569 9780822357414 0822357410
OCLC Number: 873985190
Description: xvii, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The end of a river --
The Nile's nadir : the production of scarcity --
Fluid governance : water user associations and practices of participation --
Irrigating the desert, deserting the irrigated : land reclamation at the margins --
Flows of drainage : the politics of excess --
Making Egypt's water.
Series Title: New ecologies for the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: Jessica Barnes.

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