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Published: 07 December 2012

352 Pages | 13 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199768677

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Water on Sand

Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Edited by Alan Mikhail

  • One of the first environmental histories of the Middle East.
  • Addresses the whole of the Middle East (from Morocco to Iran) from 1500 to the present.
  • Incorporates interdisciplinary methodology--history, anthropology, environmental politics, geography.
  • Based on primary research in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish.