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Author Dukhovnyĭ, Viktor Abramovich.

Title Water in Central Asia : past, present, future / Viktor A. Dukhovny, Joop L.G. de Schutter
Published Leiden, The Netherlands : CRC Press/Balkema, [2011]


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 W'BOOL  333.9100958 Duk/Wic  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 410 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents Challenges and problems -- A geographical review -- Dead earth -- The cost of water is life -- A revival of the will -- The development of flood irrigation -- Irrigation in oases -- Ancient irrigation in Khorezm -- The water empire is the basis for Central Asian economics -- Irrigation in the time of Timur and Timurids -- Progress of science and historical development of irrigation in Central Asia -- The origin and dynamics of the Aral Sea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Water-supply -- Asia, Central -- Management.
Water resources development -- Asia, Central.
Author Schutter, Joop de.
LC no. 2010043727
ISBN 9780415459624 hardcover : cover alkaline paper
0415459621 hardcover : cover alkaline paper
9780415475556 paper back (limited ed alk. paper)
0415475554 paper back (limited ed alk. paper)
9780203841457 e-book
020384145X e-book