Thirst (Kobo eBook)

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Freshwater shortages will affect 75% of the world’s population by 2050. Mithen puts this crisis into context by exploring 10,000 years of water management. Thirst tells of civilizations defeated by the water challenge, and of technological ingenuity that sustained communities in hostile environments. Work with nature, not against it, he advises.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780674072190
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: November 25th, 2012
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