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Water, a way of life : sustainable water management in a cultural context

Author: Lida Schelwald-van der Kley; Linda Reijerkerk
Publisher: Boca Raton [Fla.] ; London : CRC Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is based on extensive research and is intended to form a cultural road towards new sustainable water management practices. It takes the reader on a water journey through time and across the world's continents. Along the way it explains the past and present ways in which different cultures around the world, both traditional and modern, view and manage water in response to the distinct environment they  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lida Schelwald-van der Kley; Linda Reijerkerk
ISBN: 9780415551045 0415551048 9780203872369 0203872363
OCLC Number: 316028315
Notes: "A Balkema book."
Description: x, 138 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to water & culture --
Water : a source of life --
Water : a source of inspiration --
Water : a source of power --
Water : a source of cooperation or of conflict? --
Water : a source of sustainability.
Responsibility: Lida Schelwald-van der Kley, Linda Reijerkerk.

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Takes the reader on a water journey through time and across the world's continents. This book is suitable for water professionals exporting knowledge and technologies to foreign countries where the  Read more...

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