ISBN-10:
0816078262
ISBN-13:
9780816078264
Pub. Date:
06/01/2010
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Freshwater Supply

Freshwater Supply

by Facts on File

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ISBN-13: 9780816078264
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Series: Facts on File Global Issues Series
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.32(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

List of Maps, Graphs, and Tables x

Foreword Aaron T. Wolf xi

Acknowledgments xv

Metric Conversion xvi

Part I At Issue

Chapter 1 Introduction 3

The Issue 3

The Challenges 10

Counterstrategies 16

Chapter 2 Focus on the United States 21

The American West 24

The Great Lakes Region 38

Southeastern United States 46

Canada and Mexico 52

Chapter 3 Global Perspectives 60

Bolivia 61

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan 68

Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Territories 81

India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh 89

Part II Primary Sources

Chapter 4 United States Documents 113

Chapter 5 International Documents 179

Bolivia 179

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan 188

Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Territories 201

India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh 216

Part III Research Tools

Chapter 6 How to Research Freshwater Supply 247

Defining the Topic 247

Gathering Research Material 249

Evaluating Material 251

Citing Sources 252

Further Tips 254

Chapter 7 Facts and Figures 255

General 255

United States 256

Bolivia 262

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan 263

Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Territories 264

India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh 266

Chapter 8 Key Players A to Z 270

Chapter 9 Organizations and Agencies 279

Chapter 10 Annotated Bibliography 289

General 289

United States, Canada, and Mexico 295

Bolivia 301

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan 302

Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Territories 304

India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh 306

Chronology 309

Glossary 327

Index 335

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