The Gardens of Their Dreams: Desertification and Culture in World History

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This magnificent history of the desert relates the human consequences of its remorseless spread. As a result of the past several thousand years, the Great Desert now stretches in almost unbroken continuity from Mauritania's Atlantic seaboard through the Middle East and Central Asia to the Great Wall of China. The author seeks to understand how the great civilisations in the original 'green lands' of North Africa, Ancient Egypt, the Middle East, South Asia and China responded and changed under the pressure of invaders ...

The Gardens of Their Dreams: Desertification and Culture in World History 2001, Zed Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781856498005

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The Gardens of their Dreams: Desertification and Culture in World History 2001, Zed Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781856497992

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