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Author Heathcote, R. L.

Title Drought and the human story [electronic resource] : braving the bull of heaven / by R.L. Heathcote.

Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 301 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Drought in World History -- Defining Drought -- Documenting Drought -- The Causes of Drought -- The Scope of Drought Impacts -- Society at Bay? Managing the Droughts -- Drought as a Technological Hazard? The Mitigation Strategies of the Industrialized Countries in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries -- Drought Reporting and Drought Relief as Moral Hazards? -- Drought in World Literature, Art, Philosophy and Community -- The Scientists and Drought -- The Coming Droughts.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Droughts -- History.
Droughts -- Social aspects -- History.
Human ecology -- History.
World history.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781409405016 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781409405023 (e-book)

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