The Waters of the Nile: Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal, 1900-1988 by Robert O. Collins
The Waters of the Nile: Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal, 1900-1988
Author: Robert O. Collins
Book title: The Waters of the Nile: Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal, 1900-1988
ISBN: 1558760997
ISBN13: 978-1558760998
Format: pdf, fb2, epub
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Publisher: Markus Wiener Pub (June 1, 1996)
Language: English
Size pdf version: 1411 kb
Size epub version: 1614 kb
Rating: 4.7 ✪
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Category: Engineering & Transportation
Subcategory: Engineering
A history of the science of hydrology as applied to the Nile, whose annual flows can produce acute drought or disastrous floods. The author makes it clear that the decisive forces in his complex story are political ones, in a context of internal and international rivalries and brutal civil wars.