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A History of Water: Series III

A History of Water: Series III

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The third set in the successful History of Water Series focuses on the most pressing global water issues: urbanisation, international water law, food security and climate change. As more and more of the world population live in urban environments what effect will this have on our capacity to meet growing water demands? And as demand for water increases, and climate change threatens the water security of already water scarce regions, how can we devise systems of water sharing and transboundary water governance that will meet the challenges presented by increased competition for our most precious natural resource? The volumes in Series III of the pioneering History of Water Series present an original and multidisciplinary perspective, by many of the leading water experts of the day, on the vital water issues now challenging the planet.

Author Info

Terje Tvedt is Professor of Geography, University of Bergen and Professor of Political Science and Global History, University of Oslo. He has published extensively on water related topics and presented two successful television documentaries, shown in 150 countries. His books include The River Nile in the Age of the British (2004) and A Journey in the Future of Water (2013).

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.

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ISBN: 9781780769011
Publication Date: 29 Aug 2016
Number of Pages: 1800
Height: 234
Width: 156

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