Silenced Rivers

The Ecology and Politics of Large Dams

Patrick McCully

Silenced Rivers

Patrick McCully

Distributed for Zed Books

432 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $47.95 ISBN: 9781856499026 Published October 2001 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
A New Order for Rivers and Society: The World Commission on Dams and Beyond
1. The Power and the Water
2. Rivers No More: The Environmental Effects of Dams
3. Temples of Doom: The Human Consequences of Dams
4. When Things Fall Apart: The Technical Failures of Large Dams
5. Empty Promises: The Elusive Benefits of Large Dams
6. Paradise Lost: Dams and Irrigation
7. The Wise Use of Watersheds
8. Energy: Revolution or Catastrophe?
9. Industry Applies, Man Conforms: The Political Economy of Damming
10. We Will Not Move: The International Anti-Dam Movement
Appendixes
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