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A World of Rivers: Environmental Change on Ten of the World's Great Rivers

Ellen Wohl
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9780226904788 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226904784 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • A round river
  • The Amazon : rivers of blushing dolphins
  • Interlude
  • The Ob : killing grandmother
  • The Nile : lifeline in the desert
  • The Danube : remnants of beauty
  • The Ganges : eternally pure?
  • The Mississippi : once and future river
  • The Murray-Darling : stumbling in the waltz
  • The Congo : river that swallows all rivers
  • The Chang Jiang : bridling a dragon
  • The Mackenzie : river on the brink
  • An ebbing flow.
Description
viii, 359 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-354) and index.
Technical Details
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