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Rivers of discord : international water disputes in the Middle East

Author: Greg Shapland
Publisher: London : Hurst & Co., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intensifying competition for scarce water resources, the result of rapid population growth and the drive for economic development, has added to the precarious politics of the Middle East and has the potential to generate tension and even armed conflict. Rivers of Contention provides an historical perspective on these complex issues and chronicles the present state of Middle Eastern water disputes. The impact of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shapland, Greg.
Rivers of discord.
London : Hurst & Co., 1997
(OCoLC)605184910
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Shapland
ISBN: 1850652147 9781850652144
OCLC Number: 37713153
Description: xi, 183 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Water and Politics in the Middle East; Water in the Arab-Israel Dispute; The Nile Basin; The Tigris-Euphrates Basin; The Orontes; Ground-water disputes; Some Common Themes.
Responsibility: Greg Shapland.

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