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The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany

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The Conquest Of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany - Blackbourn, David
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The modern idea of 'mastery' over nature always had its critics, whether their motives were aesthetic, religious or environmentalist. By investigating how the most fundamental element - water - was 'conquered' by draining fens and marshes, straightening the courses of rivers, building high dams and exploiting hydro-electric power, The Conquest of Nature explores how over the last 250 years, the German people have shaped their natural environment and how the landscapes they created took a powerful hold on the German ...

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The Conquest Of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany 2016, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9781845952372

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The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany 2007, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393329995

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The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany 2006, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393062120

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