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Author Carey, Mark (Mark P.)
Title In the shadow of melting glaciers [electronic resource] : climate change and Andean society / Mark Carey.
Publication Info New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.



Descript vii, 273 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents Melted ice destroys a city : Huaraz, 1941 -- Georacial disorder beneath enchanted lakes -- Engineering the Andes, nationalizing natural disaster -- High development follows disasters -- In pursuit of danger : defining and defending hazard zones -- The story of vanishing water towers -- The risk of neoliberal glaciers -- Appendix 1: Selected Cordillera Blanca glacial lake security projects -- Appendix 2: Glacier-related disasters in Cordillera Blanca history -- Appendix 3: Government entities conducting glacier and glacial lake projects.
Note .
ISBN 9780195396065 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780195396072 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Author Carey, Mark (Mark P.)
Subject Peru -- Environmental conditions.
Andes Region -- Environmental conditions.
Blanca, Cordillera (Peru) -- Environmental conditions.
Peru -- Social conditions.
Blanca, Cordillera (Peru) -- Social conditions.
Descript vii, 273 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents Melted ice destroys a city : Huaraz, 1941 -- Georacial disorder beneath enchanted lakes -- Engineering the Andes, nationalizing natural disaster -- High development follows disasters -- In pursuit of danger : defining and defending hazard zones -- The story of vanishing water towers -- The risk of neoliberal glaciers -- Appendix 1: Selected Cordillera Blanca glacial lake security projects -- Appendix 2: Glacier-related disasters in Cordillera Blanca history -- Appendix 3: Government entities conducting glacier and glacial lake projects.
Note .
ISBN 9780195396065 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780195396072 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Author Carey, Mark (Mark P.)
Subject Peru -- Environmental conditions.
Andes Region -- Environmental conditions.
Blanca, Cordillera (Peru) -- Environmental conditions.
Peru -- Social conditions.
Blanca, Cordillera (Peru) -- Social conditions.

Subject Peru -- Environmental conditions.
Andes Region -- Environmental conditions.
Blanca, Cordillera (Peru) -- Environmental conditions.
Peru -- Social conditions.
Blanca, Cordillera (Peru) -- Social conditions.
Descript vii, 273 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents Melted ice destroys a city : Huaraz, 1941 -- Georacial disorder beneath enchanted lakes -- Engineering the Andes, nationalizing natural disaster -- High development follows disasters -- In pursuit of danger : defining and defending hazard zones -- The story of vanishing water towers -- The risk of neoliberal glaciers -- Appendix 1: Selected Cordillera Blanca glacial lake security projects -- Appendix 2: Glacier-related disasters in Cordillera Blanca history -- Appendix 3: Government entities conducting glacier and glacial lake projects.
Note .
ISBN 9780195396065 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780195396072 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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