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The Waters of the Nile Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal, 1900-88 by Robert O. Collins

The Waters of the Nile Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal, 1900-88


The Waters of the Nile Hydropolitics and the Jonglei Canal, 1900-88 by Robert O. Collins

A history of the science of hydrology as applied to the Nile, whose annual flows can produce acute drought or disastrous floods. The author makes it clear that the decisive forces in his complex story are political ones, in a context of internal and international rivalries and brutal civil wars.

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Publication date

28th February 1995


Robert O. Collins

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Markus Wiener Publishing Inc


464 pages


African history
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000
Hydraulic engineering
Politics & government
Limnology (freshwater)
Environmental management



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