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Author Heathcote, R. L.
Title Drought and the human story [electronic resource] : braving the bull of heaven / R.L. Heathcote.
Publication Info. Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2013.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-298) 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. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Droughts -- History.
Droughts -- Social aspects -- History.
Human ecology -- History.
World history.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781409405016 140940501X (DLC) 2012018720
ISBN 1409405028 (electronic bk.)
9781409405023 (electronic bk.)
9781409405016 (hardback)
140940501X (hardback)
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