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Edited By Brizga, Sandra and Finlayson, Brian
Only in Australasia can the effect of technological societies on river systems be truly analysed and this unique, accessible book covers key issues in river management from a geomorphological perspective. Australia and New Zealand were colonised only 200 years ago by central bureaucratic administrations. For the whole period of European settlement most river management activities have been carried out by government agencies and the record of their activities is relatively complete. These countries therefore provide good case studies for the impact of technological societies on river systems, having transformed their rivers in a short time from their 'natural' into a heavily managed condition. Geomorphology provides the scientific basis for much of our understanding of river behaviour and geomorphologists are now actively involved in the management process. This book provides a collection of case studies, the first to be produced to date, which describe the management of rivers covering issues of environmental flow, stream condition, mining and extractive activities, river channel change, river stabilisation, river regulation and urban streams. The book will prove invaluable to geomorphologists, river engineers, stream ecologists, river managers, and environmental impact assessors involved in river management and restoration.301pp.
John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2000, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0471969761
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Inventory #18507
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 96.75 approx. - € 82.88 approx.)
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This yearbook aims to provide an intellectual forum for the systematic analysis and scientific dissection of issues of international law as they apply to Africa, as well as Africa's contribution to the progressive development of international law. It contributes to the promotion, acceptance of and respect for the principles of international law, as well as to the encouragement of the teaching, study, dissemination and wider appreciations of international law in Africa. The yearbook examines the tensions underlying the State in Africa, and examines the causes of the fragility of African State institutions so as to facilitate the identification of appropriate remedies. The tension and interrelationships among issues such as territorial integrity, self determination, ethnic diversity and nation-building are addressed. Development, human rights and democratization in Africa are also the subject of attention and examination. The special theme of this volume is "Refugees and Displaced Persons in Africa". 541pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041116591
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Inventory #15489
Price: £ 90.00 GBP ($ 116.10 approx. - € 99.45 approx.)
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Edited By Cooper,D.K.C. And Novitzky,D.
543pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1990, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792389093
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Inventory #15617
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Kane, Robert L.; Abrass, Itamar B.; Ouslander, Joseph G.
542pp.
McGraw-Hill, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0070334730
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Inventory #19188
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Martens, Phyllis
Previous owner's signature on ffep.213pp.
Mennonite Brethren Boards of Christian Education, 1971, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #25105
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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