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WATER AND THE HISTORY OF MAN

Citation:

AZADPOUR-KEELEY, ANN AND J. W. KEELEY. WATER AND THE HISTORY OF MAN. ISBN: 978-0-471-7368, Chapter N/A, Lehr and Keeley (ed.), Water Encyclopedia Oceanography; Meteorology; Physics and Chemistry; Water Law; and Water History, Art, and Culture. John Wiley & Sons Incorporated, New York, NY, 4:745-746, (2005).

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Description:

The importance of water is presented from a myriad of aspects including its creation in cosmic history; its importance in the texts of ancient history; references within various religious writings; and significance with respect to modern science, art, music, transportation, architecture, power, and medicine. In addition to the blessings which it has contributed to the history man, the problems associated with water are also presented including weather phenomena such as hurricanes and droughts, and the scourge of water-borne diseases.

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (BOOK CHAPTER)
Product Published Date: 06/01/2005
Record Last Revised: 05/21/2008
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 116087

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

GROUND WATER AND ECOSYSTEMS RESTORATION DIVISION

SUBSURFACE REMEDIATION BRANCH