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The Struggle for Water

Increasing Demands on a Vital Resource (Sourcebook on Contemporary Controversies)

by Aaron Fishbone

  • 197 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by International Debate Education Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental - Water Supply,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Public Policy - Environmental Policy,
  • Water Supply,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Privatization,
  • Water resources development,
  • Water use,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12334479M
    ISBN 101932716254
    ISBN 109781932716252
    OCLC/WorldCa76871451

      “I read this wide-ranging and thoughtful book while sitting on the banks of the Ganges near Varanasi—it's a river already badly polluted, and now threatened by the melting of the loss of the glaciers at its source to global warming. Four hundred million people depend on it, and there's no backup plan. As Steven Solomon makes clear, the same is true the world over; /5(7). Get this from a library! Purity or pollution: the struggle for water. [Pierre Rondière] -- Describes the sources, importance, uses and ever-increasing pollution of the Earth's water supply.

      Far more than oil, the control of water wealth throughout history has been pivotal to the rise and fall of great powers, the achievements of civilization, the transformations of society's vital habitats, and the quality of ordinary daily lives. Today, freshwater scarcity is one of the twenty-first century's decisive, looming challenges, driving new political, economic, and 3/5(7).   In Water, esteemed journalist Steven Solomon describes a terrifying—and all too real—world in which access to fresh water has replaced oil as the primary cause of global conflicts that increasingly emanate from drought-ridden, overpopulated areas of the world.

    The “Struggle For Water Land and Power” is illustrated with hundreds of images and supporting documents which show the development of boating, commercial boat landings, and all the original lakeshore camps, and resorts such as Samarkand, Moon Camp, Stillwell’s, and Pine Knot Lodge, which started the Big Bear Village. BOOK REVIEWS during a given semester. Overall, the book does what the title claims: it tells of the epic struggle for wealth, power, and civilization, through the lens of water. AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY Brooklynn J. Wynveen is a doctoral student at Clemson University. HerFile Size: 90KB.


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