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Elixir : a history of water and humankind.

Fagan, Brian M. (Author). Langton, James. (Narrator).
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  • ISBN: 9781452620398 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1452620393 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 30 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Media, Inc. : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Reading by James Langton of the 2011 book.
Summary, etc.:
With his customary elegance and peerless scholarship, Brian Fagan illustrates that the past teaches people that technologies for solving one or another water problem are not enough. From a practical standpoint, humans still live at the mercy of the natural world. To solve the water crises of the future, people may need to adapt the water ethos of their ancestors.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Water.
Water > History.
Water > Social aspects > History.
Water and civilization > History.

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