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Water And State In Europe And Asia
Water And State In Europe And Asia
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Author : Peter Borschberg And Martin Krieger
Publisher : Manohar
ISBN# : 81-7304-776-6
Pages : 290
Price :INR 875
Offer Price:INR 779
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Book Description
Water is indispensable for all life on earth. Since ancient times, the control of fresh-water resources and also the sea facilitated the rise of communal structures and administrative institution across Europe and Asia. Many states tightened their suthority by creaming off agricultural surpluses from irrigated lands. The more effective the irrigational systems, the higher state revenues tended to be. For much of the twentieth century, research on such community-based irrigation was dominated by Karl August Wittfogel`s discourse on Hydraulic Despotism.
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