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Author Tvedt, Terje.

Title The River Nile in the age of the British : political ecology and the quest for economic power Terje Tvedt.

Imprint London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  962 T899r 2004    ---  Available
 Axe Kansas Collection Harmon  962 T899r 2004 c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
Description 456 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents t Introduction : the river Nile and the politics of water -- g 1. t River imperialism -- g 2. t British Nile -- g 3. t Nile as stick and carrot -- g 4. t Nile diplomacy, bog barons and war -- g 5. t Nile and imperial collapse -- g 6. t Nasser's Aswan High Dam -- hydopolitics as world history -- g 7. t last roar -- turning the Nile against Nasser -- t Epilogue : the British Nile legacy and the pedagogy of the atlas.
Summary "The River Nile in the Age of the British provides a new perspective on a crucial political period and yields insights into a region of the world that remains today of vital importance to scholars and specialists in politics and international relations, history and political geography."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Nile River -- History.
Nile River Valley -- History.
ISBN 1860648355
Standard No. UKM bA3X2684

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