The Conquest of Nature : Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany (Paperback)

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Majestic, lyrically written, and handsomely illustrated, this absorbing work traces the rise of the German nation through the development of water and landscape. 70 illustrations.


Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Mfg Part# 9780393329995
SKU 204175793
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0393329992
Release Date 8/1/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1.25T
From the Publisher
Editors Note A history of Germany from the mid-eighteenth century to the present documents its rise as reflected by the nation's water and landscape developments, covering such topics as Frederick the Great's transformation of previously uninhabitable marshlands, the Rhine engineering projects, and the development of hydroelectric power. Reprint.
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0466
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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