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A Journey in the Future of Water Paperback – 30 Jul 2013

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris (30 July 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1848857454
  • ISBN-13: 978-1848857452
  • Product Dimensions: 15.1 x 1.7 x 27.9 cm
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'Tvedt is a historian as well as a geographer, and like other fine travel writers, he is adept at putting our current situation - and the various efforts of governments around the world to secure their water supplies - in their historical context.'< br/>New Agriculturist< br/>< br/>'Tvedt creates a journey in the future of water that goes beyond the bare facts we already know.'< br/>Keith Hayward, Water 21< br/>< br/>'Tvedt weaves vivid descriptions of locations with the voices of those in the crosshairs of water insecurity'< br/> --Geographical

'a valuable and convincing account of the global water challenges and their determining role in sustainable development.' --International Affairs

About the Author

Terje Tvedt is Professor of Geography at the University of Bergen and Professor of Political Science at the University of Oslo. A Past President of the International Water History Association, he has published extensively on water-related topics and is the author of a number of influential books, including 'The River Nile in the Age of the British' (I.B.Tauris,2004), which was shortlisted for the BRISMES Prize. He is Editor of the series History of Water (I.B.Tauris) and has written and presented two successful television documentaries on water, shown in 150 countries.

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