Water

Author: Hans Silvester
Homepage 9780500510407

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  • : $60.00(NZD)
  • : 9780500510407
  • : thames
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  • : May 2001
  • : 330mm X 248mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 38.95
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Barcode 9780500510407
9780500510407

Description

Hans Silvester's dramatic photographs of water in its many forms are combined with a lyrical text on water's infinitely mysterious nature, to produce this tribute to the life-giving substance that occupies three-quarters of our world's surface area.

Author description

Hans Silvester is the renowned German photographers whose series of books featuring Greek cats have been international bestsellers. Bernard Fischesser is a specialist in developmental landscaping. Marie-France Dupois-Tate holds a PhD in ecology and has written other books on environmental matters.

Table of contents

1. The World of Water 2. Water: An Enigmatic Element 3. The Earth and the Origins of Water 4. The Cycle of Water 5. Water, Creator of Landscapes 6. Water and Life 7. Water: An Ambiguous Cycle 8. Mankind and Water 9. A Disturbed Cycle 10. The Water Crisis