Water on Sand
Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa
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and how these relationships shaped political, economic, and social history in startling and unforeseen ways. Nearly all political powers in the region based their rule on the management and control of natural resources, and nearly all individuals were in constant communion with the natural world.
To grasp how these multiple histories were central to the pasts of the Middle East and North Africa, the chapters in this book evidence the power of environmental history to open up new avenues of scholarly inquiry.
Oxford University Press, USA, 9780199768677, 352pp.
Publication Date: December 7, 2012