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River Nile in the age of the British

political ecology and the quest for economic power

by Terje Tvedt

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Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nile River,
  • Nile River Valley
    • Subjects:
    • Nile River -- History.,
    • Nile River Valley -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementTerje Tvedt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT115 .T922 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination456 p. :
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3322352M
      ISBN 101860648355
      LC Control Number2004276479
      OCLC/WorldCa52231649

      This book gives the geological history of the river Nile since it started to excavate its course in the Egyptian plateaus in late Miocene time in response to the lowering sea level of the desic­ cating Mediterranean. It formed a canyon longer, deeper, and just as awe inspiring as the Grand Canyon, › Earth Sciences & Geography › Geology.   The Battle of the Nile was a significant naval action fought during 1–3 August The battle took place in Aboukir Bay, near the mouth of the River Nile on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt and pitted a British fleet of the Royal Navy against a fleet of the French battle was the climax of a three-month campaign in the Mediterranean during which a huge French convoy under General

        The world’s longest river, located in Egypt, the Nile flows 4, miles (6, kilometres) northward to the Mediterranean Sea (a very unusual direction for a river to take). It was considered the source of life by the ancient Egyptians and has played a vital role in the country's ://   The Nile is the longest river in the world. In its route from the Lake Plateau of East Africa to the Mediterranean, the Nile flows for more than four thousand miles through nine countries: Tanzania, Kenya, Congo, Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, the Sudan, and ://

      Set sail on your destination's top-rated boat tours and cruises. Whether it's an entertaining and informative boat tour or a relaxing sunset dinner cruise, these are the best Nile River Valley cruises around. Looking for something more adventurous? Check out our list of must-do water activities in Nile River Valley. See reviews and photos of boat tours & water sports in Nile River Valley on   For many nineteenth and early twentieth century travelers, a cruise along the Nile River was the centerpiece of a journey to Egypt. As Douglas Sladen remarked in , “To me the Nile was a source of never-ending interest and delight; the shining thread which linked Egypt from end to end; the highway to the dark Sudan; the street of ancient Egyptian temples; the country road from which you


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River Nile in the age of the British by Terje Tvedt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduction: The River Nile and the Politics of Water Part 1: A River Conquered 1. River Imperialism 2. A British Nile 3. The Nile as Stick and Carrot 4. Nile Diplomacy, Bog Barons and War Part 3: Collapse of a River Empire 5.

The Nile and Imperial Collapse 6. Nasser's Aswan High Dam - Hydropolitics as   the river system has made an impact on economic, social and political developments from the s.

This book, The River Nile in the Age of the British. A Case Study in Water Politics and Political Ecology on a Grand Scale, is now finished. But as part of this work I have tried to register and annotate literature on the ;sequence=1. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The River Nile in the Age of the British: Political Ecology and the Quest for Economic Power by Terje Tvedt (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products! › eBay › Books › Nonfiction. "The River Nile in the Age of the British provides a new perspective on a crucial political period and yields insights into a region of the world that remains today of vital importance to scholars and specialists in politics and international relations, history and political geography."--BOOK :// The River Nile in the Age of the British: Political Ecology and the Quest for Economic Power (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. The River Nile in the Age of the British: Political Ecology and the Quest for Economic Power. Author. Tvedt, Terje. Publisher. I.B. Tauris. Publication :// Download Citation | On Feb 8,Keith Sutton published Book review: Tvedt, T.

The River Nile in the age of the British. Political ecology and the quest for economic power. London: I.B   The Nile (Arabic: النيل ‎, romanized: an-Nīl, Arabic pronunciation: Bohairic Coptic: ⲫⲓⲁⲣⲟ Pronounced, Nobiin: Áman Dawū) is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, and is the longest river in Africa and the disputed longest river in the world, as the Brazilian government says that the Amazon River is longer than the ://   Terje Tvedt is Professor of Geography at the University of Bergen and Professor of Political Science at the University of Oslo.

He is an international authority on the history and politics of water and the author of a number of successful books and films on water issues, including The River Nile in the Age of the British (, ), which was shortlisted for the British Society for  › Books › New, Used & Rental Textbooks › Social Sciences.

Andrew Humphreys' On The Nile: In The Golden Age of Travel reveals all about the iconic British tour operator In the mids, Cook organised trips to anti-drinking rallies around the UK - and   Nile River - Nile River - Study and exploration: The ancient Egyptians were probably familiar with the Nile as far as Khartoum, Sudan, and with the Blue Nile as far as its source in Lake Tana, Ethiopia, but they showed little or no interest in exploring the White Nile.

The source of the Nile was unknown to them. The Greek historian Herodotus, who visited Egypt in bce, traveled up the Nile After serving as a tourist boat on the Nile, it was commandeered by the British Army in and sent to Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq, Kuwait and some of Syria) and never returned.

Nile river Excellent book - Alan Moorehead is to Nilotic Africa what Peter Hopkirk is to Central Asia, except that Moorehead did it decades earlier.

That said, I cannot give this the 5 stars it probably deserves unless I could upgrade Moorehead's The White Nile to White Nile is simply the better book, if only because the White Nile itself is the better :// We’re off on an exciting adventure to northeast Africa to learn about one of the world’s most famous rivers – and you’re coming with us.

So grab your passport, suncream and shades, and check out our fascinating Nile river facts. Nile river facts. 1) Found in northeast Africa, the Nile has long been recognised as the longest river in the world – stretching a massive 6,km. The Nile, from its disputed source, runs for as many as 4, miles.

In recorded history, no man has ever walked its full course — and in April former British paratrooper Levison Wood set   A great pleasure to find. Triggers book is an Odyssey, a very readable exploration of the Nile River as it has influenced years of history.

Well researched and filled with anecdotes trivia and action. The book moves quickly and ties great swaths of change and adventure around the central theme of this great  › Biography › Historical › Countries & Regions.

The Nile River is a transboundary river shared by 11 countries: Burundi, Egypt, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Among the riparian countries, Ethiopia is the largest contributor to the Nile River accounting to In his book “The river Nile in the age of the British”, he argues that the Nile basin, highly heterogeneous from the natural, social and cultural point of view, begun to be conceived as an unitary basin in terms of politics and infrastructures under the British colonial rule.

Is this colonial legacy still shaping the contemporary efforts to On August 3,John Hanning Speke discovered the source of the Nile—in a sense. What remains unquestionable is the fact that this spot became the source of a historic feud between Speke and A new book shows how tourists in the 19th and 20th centuries took glamorous holidays on steamers on the Nile from Cairo to Aswan Beautiful images of Nile cruises in the golden age of travel The British historian talks about the legends and speculations that have arisen around the River Nile.

09 Jun GMT | Egypt, Middle East, History. The British saw themselves as guardians of the Nile and the results of their ambitious plans can still be seen today. 12 Jun GMT | Politics, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan  Highland River tells the story of a young man, Kenn, who has grown up in a fishing village in Caithness, and who returns to his hometown at the age of 30 because he’d never followed “his river   The Nile River was extremely important to settlement patterns in Egypt.

The soil surrounding the Nile is very fertile, unlike the arid landscape typical in the rest of the country. The Nile is also featured in a number of Egyptian myths.

It became so important to life and culture that it earned the nickname “the father of African rivers.”