Delta life : exploring dynamic environments where rivers meet the sea / Edited by Franz Krause and Mark Harris.

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Other titles
  • Delta Life: Exploring Dynamic Environments Where Rivers Meet the Sea
Published
  • New York : Berghahn 2021
Physical description
1 online resource
ISBN
  • 9781800731257 (online)
  • 9781800734166 (online)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 17, 2021).
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • "Proposing a series of innovative steps towards better understanding human lives at the interstices of water and land, this volume includes eight ethnographies from deltas around the world. The book presents 'delta life' with intimate descriptions of the predicaments, imaginations and activities of delta inhabitants. Conceptually, the collection develops 'delta life' as a metaphor for approaching continual and intersecting sociocultural, economic and material transformations more widely. The book revolves around questions of hydrosociality, volatility, rhythms and scale. It thereby yields insights into people's lives that conventional, hydrological approaches to deltas cannot provide"--

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Durham University Library Online location
Senate House Library, University of London Full text available: 2021. Online location Available in Knowledge Unlatched eBooks Collection.
Senate House Library, University of London Full text available: 2021. Online location Available in OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks).

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