Table of contents for When the rivers run dry : water, the defining crisis of the twenty-first century / Fred Pearce.

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CONTENTS
Author¿s Note 0
Introduction 0
PART ONE When the rivers run dry . . . THE CROPS FAIL
1 The Human Sponge 0
2 North America: Crossing the Rio Grande 0
3 Riding The Water Cycle 0
4 Pakistan: The Unhappy Valley 0
PART TWO When the rivers run dry . . . WE MINE OUR CHILDREN¿S WATER
5 India: A Colossal Anarchy 0
6 Haliburton¿s Job for Gadaffi 0
7 The World¿s Largest Mass Poisoning 0
8 Mirages 0
PART THREE When the rivers run dry . . . THE WET PLACES DIE
9 The Common Wealth 0
10 Lake Chad: Tragedy of the Flood Plains 0
11 Seas of Death 0
12 Mekong: Feel the Pulse 0
PART FOUR When the rivers run dry . . . FLOODS MAY NOT BE FAR BEHIND
13 China: The Hanging River 0
14 Changing Climate 0
PART FIVE When the rivers run dry . . . ENGINEERS POUR CONCRETE
15 Wonders of the World 0
16 Sun, Silt and Stagnant Ponds 0
17 Dams That Cause Floods 0
PART SIX When the rivers run dry . . . MEN GO TO WAR OVER WATER
18 Palestine: Poisoning The Wells Of Peace 0
19 The First Modern Water War 0
20 Swords Of Damocles 0
PART SEVEN When the rivers run dry . . . CIVILIZATIONS FALL
21 Elisha¿s Spring And The Mysteries Of Angkor 0
22 Losing The West 0
23 Aral Sea: The End Of The World 0
PART EIGHT When the rivers run dry . . . WE GO LOOKING FOR NEW WATER
24 Taking The Water To The People 0
25 Sewage On Tap 0
26 Closed Basins And Closed Minds 0
27 Out Of Thin Air 0
PART NINE When the rivers run dry . . . WE TRY TO CATCH THE RAIN
28 Catch The Rain 0
29 On The Grapevine 0
30 Unfailing Springs 0
PART TEN When the rivers run dry . . . WE GO WITH THE FLOW
31 Learning To Love The Floods 0
32 Freeing Saddam¿s Captives 0
33 More Crop Per Drop 0
34 Water Ethics 0 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Water resources development.
Water-supply.