cover of book
 

Thirst: For Water and Power in the Ancient World
by Steven Mithen
Harvard University Press, 2012
eISBN: 978-0-674-07219-0 | Cloth: 978-0-674-06693-9
Library of Congress Classification TD345.M644 2012
Dewey Decimal Classification 333.91009

ABOUT THIS BOOK | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK
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.

See other books on: Ancient World | Civilization, Ancient | Water supply | Water use | Water-supply
See other titles from Harvard University Press
Nearby on shelf for Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering / Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes: