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Large dams : long term impacts on riverine communities and free flowing rivers

Author: Thayer Scudder
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, [2019]
Series: Water resources development and management.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book highlights the first comparative long-term analysis of the negative impacts of large dams on riverine communities and on free-flowing rivers in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Following the Foreword by Professor Asit K. Biswas, the first section covers the 1956–1973 period, when the author believed that large dams provided an exceptional opportunity for integrated river basin development. In turn, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1048094883
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thayer Scudder
ISBN: 9789811325502 9811325502 9789811325519 9811325510
OCLC Number: 1055459916
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 284 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Introduction of the Book --
1956-1973: I Believe Large Dams Provide An Exceptional Opportunity For Integrated River Basin Development --
1976-1995: The International Research Activities of the Institute for Development Anthropology and Increasing Concerns About The Environmental and Socio-Economic Costs of Large Dams for Free Flowing Rivers and River Basin Communities --
My Increasing Disillusionment with The Planning, Implementation, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Large Dams Especially as Illustrated by The World Bank-The Largest and Most Influential Financier of Large Dams --
Postscript In Search of a Career and Myself.
Series Title: Water resources development and management.
Responsibility: Thayer Scudder.

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