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Water engineering in the ancient world : archaeological and climate perspectives on societies of ancient South America, the Middle East, and South-East Asia

Author: Charles R Ortloff
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new perspective on archaeological studies of the urban and agricultural water supply and distribution systems of the major ancient civilizations of South America, the Middle East, and South-East  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Ortloff
ISBN: 9780199239092 0199239096
OCLC Number: 243820345
Description: viii, 424 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Ancient pre-Columbian Peru, Bolivia and Mesoamerica --
The ancient Middle East --
Ancient South-East Asia --
Hydraulic engineering and water management strategies of ancient societies --
Environmental and climate perspectives on New World, Old World, and South-East Asian societies' achievements in the hydraulic sciences.
Responsibility: Charles R. Ortloff.
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