Hydropolitics : the Itaipu dam, sovereignty, and the engineering of modern South America (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Hydropolitics : the Itaipu dam, sovereignty, and the engineering of modern South America

Author: Christine Folch
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Princeton studies in culture and technology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hydropolitics is a groundbreaking investigation of the world's largest power plant and the ways the energy we use shapes politics and economics. Itaipu Binational Hydroelectric Dam straddles the Paraná River border that divides the two countries that equally co-own the dam, Brazil and Paraguay. It generates the carbon-free electricity that powers industry in both the giant of South America and one of the smallest  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Folch
ISBN: 069118660X 9780691186603 9780691186597 0691186596
OCLC Number: 1119389165
Description: xv, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Princeton studies in culture and technology.
Responsibility: Christine Folch.

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An in-depth look at the people and institutions connected with the Itaipoe Dam, the world's biggest producer of renewable energy, Hydropolitics is a groundbreaking investigation of the world's  Read more...

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