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The Cultural Dynamics in Water Management from Ancient History to the Present Age

Xiao Yun Zheng

300 pages
IWA Publishing
The book examines systematically the role of ancient culture and civilization in water management. It underlines that culture has been the driving force for effective water management spanning a long historical period. Additionally, It also investigates the mechanisms, the approach, generation, and practices that have been applied by the craftsmanship and intuition of the ancients in water management. There are case studies from China, Japan, Europe, USA and Ecuador. The underlying aim of the book is to show the importance of water culture and the need for its further strengthening