In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers Climate Change and Andean Society

ISBN-10: 0195396073

ISBN-13: 9780195396072

Edition: 2010

Authors: Mark Carey

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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Note on Text
Introduction
Melted Ice Destroys a City: Huaraz, 1941
Georacial Disorder beneath Enchanted Lakes
Engineering the Andes, Nationalizing Natural Disaster
High Development Follows Disasters
In Pursuit of Danger: Defining and Defending Hazard Zones
The Story of Vanishing Water Towers
The Risk of Neoliberal Glaciers
Conclusion
Appendix
Selected Cordillera Blanca Glacial Lake Security Projects
Glacier-Related Disasters in Cordillera Blanca History
Government Entities Conducting Glacier and Glacial Lake Projects
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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