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The meaning of water

Author: Veronica Strang
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Berg, 2003 (2006 printing)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the River Stour in Dorset, this book draws upon a range of data: ethnographic research, cultural mapping, local archives and folklore. It explores the controversies surrounding water  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Veronica Strang
ISBN: 9781859737538 185973748X 9781859737484 1859737536
OCLC Number: 505383498
Description: ix, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Stour Valley --
Losing water --
Senses and sensibilities --
Thinking water --
Holy water --
Secular hydrolatry --
The hydrodynamics of order --
Private life --
Governing water --
Cultivating water --
Back to nature --
Watering the house and garden --
Water pressure.
Responsibility: Veronica Strang.
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