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Water history for our times

Water history for our times
  • UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme (IHP). August 2011
  • This essay presents a summary of the key developments in the history of water and civilization. It delivers a first attempt to systematize how this wealth of knowledge and practices developed across the globe on time, and why certain strands of it spread over time, geographical and cultural space.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Ethics, Traditional knowledge, Transboundary waters, Water governance, Water history, Water management, Water policy
  • Main target audience: Academia, All audiences
  • Main purpose: Advocacy
  • Type of resource: Research study
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Published in 2015