Oases and Globalization: Ruptures and Continuities

Oases and Globalization: Ruptures and Continuities

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ISBN-13: 9783319844824
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/15/2018
Series: Springer Geography
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 255
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction .- Part I The genesis of the oases in South East Arabia.- The Southern-Tunisian oases paradox: renovation or death of a concept.- Real and imaginary oases in the Arabic world.- Part II Marginalization and spatial reversal.- Spatial reorganization of piedmont oases of the Peruvian coast.- Insular Oases in the Globalization: the Ribeiras of Cape Verde Archipelago, fragmented and fragile Spaces on the Way of Marginalization.- Liwa: the transformation of an agricultural oasis in a strategic water storage for Abu Dhabi.- The mutation of the Oases of Mendoza (Argentina) Or how the oases’ socio-spatial structures have been reversed by the 2000s’ crisis.- Part III Global control at different temporal scales Water management as main actor.- The Oasis of the Chicama Valley: Water Management from the Chimú to the Spaniards (11th to 17th A.D.) in the North Coast of Peru.- Changing agricultural practices in the oases of southern Tunisia: conflict and competition for resources in post-revolutionary and globalization context.- Who controls the oasis? The case of the middle Orange River, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Pr David BLANCHON) Local impacts of external control.- Global Kashgar - from trading oasis to special economic zone.- High-mountain-oases facing new roads: case studies from the Andes and the Himalayas.- Tourism, development and territorial integration in the Thar Desert, India.- The Kunduz Oasis and Military Globalization.

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