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Enclosing Water: Nature and Political Economy in a Mediterranean Valley 1796-1916

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Enclosing Water is an environmental history of the Industrial Revolution, as inscribed on the Liri valley in Italy's Central Apennines. Amid forces of revolution and empire, and Enlightenment discourses of 'improvement' and political economy, the Liri's natural wealth - waterpower - generated sweeping changes in its landscape and working and living environments. This book tells the story of how defining water as property - both materially and discursively - led to the emergence of an industrial riverscape, and of a ...

Enclosing Water: Nature and Political Economy in a Mediterranean Valley 1796-1916 2010, White Horse Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9781874267560

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Enclosing Water: Nature and Political Economy in a Mediterranean Valley 1796-1916 2010, White Horse Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9781874267577

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