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Land Reclamations: Geo-Historical Issues in a Global Perspective

Proceedings of the International Conference held at the University of Bologna
Piastra Stefano (curatore)
Land Reclamations: Geo-Historical Issues in a Global Perspective
ISBN/EAN: 9788855530774
Pubblicazione: 2010
Pagine: 172
Formato: 17 x 24
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Land Reclamations: Geo-Historical Issues in a Global Perspective


Foreword, Stefano Piastra - Waters and Land Reclamations in the Po Plain (Italy). An Outline (15th-20th Centuries), Franco Cazzola - Water Politics as a Central Historical and Geographical Issue in Spain: the Regeneracionismo Hidráulico, Leandro del Moral Ituarte - The Dutch and their Wetlands. Water Management and Cultural Landscapes in the Netherlands and Abroad during the Middle Ages, Johannes Renes - The Linkage between Land Reclamation and Dictatorial Ideology. Casestudies from Europe dating to the 20th Century, Stefano Piastra - Water Management and Land Reclamation in Israel, Yehuda Gradus - Land Reclamation in Central Asia: old and new Issues, Carlo Cencini, Stefano Piastra - Greening the Desert during the Cold Peace: Egyptian Land Reclamation in a Geo-Historical Perspective, Hanne Kirstine Adriansen - Reclamation and the Coastal Zone with Emphasis on the United States of America, H. Jesse Walker, Molly McGraw - Authors biographies

Piastra Stefano

Stefano Piastra è attualmente Professore Associato presso l’Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Educazione. Già Associate Professor presso la Fudan University, Institute of Historical Geography, Shanghai (2011-2014), si occupa di temi legati al paesaggio, alla geografia storica e alla geografia culturale, con speciale riferimento all’Emilia-Romagna e alla Cina.