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Flow of power : ancient water systems and landscapes

Author: Vernon L Scarborough
Publisher: Santa Fe, N.M. : SAR Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
History
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scarborough, Vernon L., 1950-
Flow of power.
Santa Fe, N.M. : SAR Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)647536045
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vernon L Scarborough
ISBN: 1930618328 9781930618329
OCLC Number: 52311962
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: "A School of American Research resident scholar book."
Description: xvii, 204 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Water, the fundamental resource --
The organizing concepts of water work --
Contemporary thought and recent intellectual history --
Engineering the landscape for water management --
Nonagricultural aspects of water management --
Economic outlays and political risks of water management --
Archaeological case studies--New World --
Archaeological case studies--Old World.
Responsibility: Vernon L. Scarborough.
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