By Henri J. Dumont

ISBN-10: 1402097255

ISBN-13: 9781402097256

What have we learnt in regards to the Nile because the mid-1970s, the instant while Julian Rzóska made up our minds that the time had come to post a entire quantity in regards to the biology, and the geological and cultural historical past of that groovy river? And what adjustments have in the meantime happened within the basin? The human popu- tion has greater than doubled, in particular in Egypt, but additionally in East Africa. in the neighborhood, commercial improvement has taken position, and the Aswan excessive Dam was once basically no longer the final significant infrastructure paintings that used to be conducted. extra dams were outfitted, and a few water diversions, just like the Toshka lakes, have created new expanses of water in the midst of the Sahara barren region. What are the consequences of all this at the ec- ogy and economic climate of the Basin? that's what the current booklet units out to discover, 33 years after the publi- tion of “The Nile: Biology of an historic River”. Thirty-seven authors have taken up the problem, and feature written the “new” e-book. they arrive from thirteen various international locations, and 15 between them characterize the most important Nilotic states (Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya). Julian Rzóska died in 1984, and many of the - authors of his publication have now both disappeared or retired from learn. in simple terms Jack Talling and Samir Ghabbour have been nonetheless to be had to take part again.

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