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Damming the Past

Brandt Steven A.

Damming the Past

Dams and Cultural Heritage Management

by Brandt Steven A.

  • 220 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Dams,
  • Environmental Protection,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Archaeology,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages500
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10657908M
    ISBN 100739108859
    ISBN 109780739108857
    OCLC/WorldCa71631572

    PPS: This book was inspired by the proposed damming of this section of the Brazos, and this book's impact is credited as a big reason A snapshot of its time, place, recent past /5. Damming Deltas: a practice of the past? Towards nature-based flood defenses Article in Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science March with Reads.

    Book Number of Library records: Number of Photo records: 0 Associated Records. - Collection of phtos and articles on the damming of the Virgin River in the Mesquite Flat. A collection of misc. information on Mesquite's roads, bee's, electric, early schools, theater, government, etc.   Damming the Osage: The Conflicted Story of Lake of the Ozarks and Truman Reservoir by Leland and Crystal Payton. Published by Lens & Pen Press, Franklin, Springfield MO , $25 postpaid. See Leland and Crystal Payton, prolific authors of books with lots of photographs about the history and culture of the Ozarks and.

      About two-thirds of the world’s longest rivers are no longer free-flowing, thanks to damming, diversions, and other human-made disruptions, according to new research. Nehru, India's first prime minister, called large dams "the new temples of India, where I worship". In the post-independence world, when hopes for rapid industrial advance in former colonial territories were high, the giant gleaming dam holding back a mighty river became a potent icon of modernity.


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It is meticulously researched, with ample citations to the mainstream press, human rights reports, and experts from many countries and political Cited by:   Damming the Past presents a powerful overview of "Cultural Heritage Management" in areas impacted by large dams.

Inspired by the a conference held between the World Archaeological Congress and the World Commission on Dams editors Steven Brandt and Fekri Hassan identify the nature and extent of cultural heritage loss for host countries and local communities alike by reviewing Author: David G.

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Free with your Audible trial. $ 37 Used from $ 48 New from $ 1 /5(K). About the Authors. They have long had an obsession with this area’s past, and the changes caused by large scale water resource development have compelled them to publish this exhaustive and well-illustrated book.

Damming the Osage tells a tale of a region transformed, not always for the better. Pronunciation: The present participle of dam. “Damming the Flood is a brilliant, politically sophisticated and morally infuriating work on a shameful piece of very recent history that the US press has either distorted or ignored.

It is the most important and devastating book I’ve read on American betrayal of democracy in one of the most tormented nations in the world.”.

"Damming the Peace is a must read for all B.C. citizens. These writers have captured the essence of the Site C debacle. These writers have captured the essence of the Site C debacle.

The roots of this provincial decision reach much further into the fundamentals of democracy and the concepts of stewardship and sustainable practices. the Dewatering of the American Falls June 12th - November 24th a chronological history.

the dewatered American Falls courtesy of the Niagara Falls Review. This story be years ago. Since that time the Falls of Niagara have eroded 7 miles. Over the next three weeks, The Atlantic will be hosting a Book Club discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the World and Me. (An excerpt Author: Tressie Mcmillan Cottom.

An excellent book the first accurate analysis of recent Haitian history, and of its history in the making. Paul Farmer. This riveting and deeply informed account should be carefully read by those who recognize that Haiti’s tragic history is a microcosm of imperial savagery and heroic resistance.”—Noam ChomskyBrand: Verso Books.

Damming the Flood analyzes how and why the Lavalas governments led by President Jean-Bertrand Aristide were overthrown, in and again inby the enemies of democracy in Haiti and abroad.

The elaborate campaign to suppress Lavalas was perhaps the most successful act of imperial sabotage since the end of the Cold War. Long before a devastating earthquake hit in JanuaryHaiti was one of the most impoverished and oppressed countries in the world.

However, in the late s a remarkable popular mobilization known as Lavalas (“the flood”) sought to liberate the island from decades of US-backed dictatorial rule. Damming the Flood analyzes how and why the Lavalas governments led by President Jean.

Damming the Flood book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. this is the Flood of the title of this book, the flood is the people. The damming is the attempt by the international community to stop the people having their day.

For a definitive understanding of Haiti over the past 50 years this book is it. flag /5. Ice Damming Highlight Reel.

As we head into the colder months and towards what is predicted to be a brutal winter (according to the Farmer’s Almanac), we thought it would be helpful to compile a sort of “highlight reel” of the most important points from our past most popular ice damming blogs.

Decem – “Ice Damming: Are You at Risk. But the biggest single source of harm to California's chinook began in the last two decades of the 19th century, when Californians started damming the Bay and Delta's tributary streams.

At first those dams went up on smaller feeder streams, like the Salt Springs Valley Dam, completed in on Rock Creek, a tributary of the Mokelumne River.

Glen Canyon Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River in northern Arizona, United States, near the town of foot ( m) high dam was built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) from to and forms Lake Powell, one of the largest man-made reservoirs in the U.S.

with a capacity of 27 million acre feet (33 km 3). The dam is named for Glen Canyon, a Location: Coconino County, Arizona. Damming the Delaware: The Rise and Fall of Tocks Island Dam is an exceptional case study of the critical and continuing issues that affect the water supplies, energy resources, and recreation of more than twenty million people.

This book is a definitive study of two hundred years of water management along the Delaware River. One of the joys of research is a road trip. Working on Damming the Osage took us the length of the Osage River and across areas of Missouri and Kansas that were once the domain of the Osage Indians.

Early in September we explored back roads and small towns in southern Kansas in what was once the Osage Diminished Reserve. Peter Hallward’s new book Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide and the Politics of Containment is a welcome corrective to the false impressions and historical amnesia about Haiti afflicting most of the English-speaking world.

Jonathan Kozol called it, “A brilliant politically sophisticated and morally infuriating work on a shameful piece of. Peter Hallward's new book Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide and the Politics of Containment (Verso ) is a welcome corrective to the false impressions and historical amnesia about Haiti afflicting most of the English-speaking world.

Jonathan Kozol called it, "A brilliant politically sophisticated and morally infuriating work on a shameful. The Brazilian government is planning to build dozens of new hydroelectric dams in the Amazon river basin.

It wants to develop the interior, and prevent power outages during the upcoming World Cup and the Olympics. Living on Earth's Bobby Bascomb visited a dam project on the Madeira River and reports on the environmental repercussions of hydropower in the Amazon.An Evening with Wendy Holm, Agrologist and Author.

The Comox Valley Chapter of the Council of Canadians welcomes agrologist and author Wendy Holm to Courtenay on Wednesday, J to discuss her latest and critically acclaimed book, Damming the Peace – The Hidden Costs of the Site C Dam.

In Decemberthe provincial government, in a decision that shocked many British .The Red River is a mile-long ( km) tributary of the Kentucky River in east-central Kentucky in the United the Kentucky and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. It rises in the mountainous region of the Cumberland Plateau, in eastern Wolfe County, approximately 15 miles (24 km) east of flows generally west, through Red River Gorge in the Country: United States.