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An extraordinary book. It awaken our sense of duty with nature.Published 2 months ago by Miguel A. Rivera Rios
So, this is not a book about water. If you're expecting that, check back to the book description. Elixir is less about how water shaped civilizations, and more about how... Read morePublished 3 months ago by querkan
This book was written in a very boring style. I hoped that it would eventually get better, or reach some conclusion, or make some recommendations as to the future, but,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Frank Alexander
A look at how different civilizations in different eras have allocated and managed water resources, including during times of increased pressure upon the resource, this falls in... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Melina Watts
The subject is both interesting and worthwhile to explore but I found this the hardest one of Brian Fagan to read. Read morePublished 7 months ago by broad spectrum music lover
I learned a lot from this book, but it reads like a textbook. Recommend if you need data, not if you want to read a good book about water,Published 9 months ago by G. M. Davis
I didn't know all the complexities involved with the use of water. A keeper. I'll read it again and again.
The most important thing on this planet is not us! It is water. The author, Brian Fagan, is a gentle but thorough teacher.
All of his books are treasures. Read more
I like terms of Brian Fagan so any of his book I read more than once.
But lay Japanese knows Chinese history more than fagan knows.
Sorry but it is the case. Read more