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This book uses long-term anthropological fieldwork, oral histories and detailed archival work to explore the changing ecology, political significance and cultural meaning of water in south India. Focusing on the ancient and complex "tank" irrigation systems of a coastal plains region, the book develops an account of the interplay between social and political organization and the ecology of water flows.
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David Mosse is at Senior Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
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Book Description Oxford University Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0195672208 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0978144
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0195672208