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A precious liquid : drinking water and culture in the Valley of Mexico

Author: Michael C Ennis-McMillan
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson Wadsworth, ©2006.
Series: Case studies on contemporary social issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an ethnographic analysis of the social and cultural aspects of installing and managing a piped drinking water system in La Purificacion Tepetitla, a community located in the densely  Read more...

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Ennis-McMillan, Michael C.
Precious liquid.
Belmont, CA : Thomson Wadsworth, ©2006
(OCoLC)616884183
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C Ennis-McMillan
ISBN: 0534612857 9780534612856
OCLC Number: 63265277
Description: xvi, 155 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction : a precious liquid --
Ch. 2. On the edge of a water crisis --
Ch. 3. "The soul of a pueblo" : local water history --
Ch. 4. Leveling the water : the power of civil and religious cargos --
Ch. 5. "It's our custom" : water rights and obligations --
Ch. 6. "Everything is the responsibility of the woman" : gender and water management --
Ch. 7. "We are suffering from water" : health and resource scarcity --
Ch. 8. Searching for equity : critical reflections on emerging global water issues.
Series Title: Case studies on contemporary social issues.
Responsibility: Michael C. Ennis-McMillan.
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1. Introduction: A Precious Liquid. 2. On the Edge of a Water Crisis. 3. "The Soul of a Pueblo": Local Water History. 4. Leveling the Water: The Power of Civil and Religious Cargo. 5. "It's Our Read more...

 
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