Published February 7, 2008
by Sussex Academic Pr .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
Contains 17 contributions addressing the many human and environmental dimensions of the assault on the Iraqi marshlands by the government of Saddam Hussein during the s and s. This volume is based on the second and final report on the Marshlands and Marsh Dwellers of Southern Mesopotamia. “Marshlands is a first novel of considerable maturity: powerful, original, cunningly constructed and timely. ” —Julian Barnes “Marshlands is a Waiting for the Barbarians for our tech exhausted age, a post millennial boom-bust Kafka. Matthew Olshan spins a tale around one devastating truth: the real nightmare begins when you finally wake Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order. For example, "World war II" (with quotes) will give more precise results than World war II (without quotes). Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters. Unesco has named Iraqi marshlands once ravaged by dictator Saddam Hussein as a world heritage site, a bright spot for a country where jihadists have repeatedly sought to wipe out history.
Buy Iraqi Marshlands: Restoration and Management: NHBS - Edited By: Robert L France, Sussex Academic Press Today, many groups from around the world have begun work to restore the ecological and cultural landscape of the marshlands. This book pulls together the most recent results of that work and outlines the diversity of perspectives. The marshlands which they had occupied for centuries were drained, the population was scattered, and a way of life which had altered little since Sumerian times was obliterated.\" \"The Iraqi Marshlands: A human and environmental study is the result of years of research by an international team of authorities commissioned by the AMAR appeal to. The Iraq Marshes: Restoration Activities Summary During the s, Saddam Hussein drained approximately 90% of the Iraqi marshes. This action displaced , to , Ma’dan (Marsh Arabs) and severely harmed an important ecosystem. Efforts to rehabilitate the marshes have returned water to about 40% of the former marshland. However, re-flooding additional areas and providing for long. The development goal of the Iraqi Marshlands project is to support the sustainable management and restoration of the Iraqi Marshlands. The UNEP Marshlands project has been underway since As the former regime ended, people began to open floodgates and break down embankments that had been built to drain the Marshlands.
The Iraqi Marshlands: A Human and Environmental Study [Amar International Charitable Foundation, Emma Nicholson, Peter Clark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. During the s and s the Marsh Dwellers of Iraq were subjected to a Author: Amar International Charitable Foundation. Contains 17 contributions addressing the many human and environmental dimensions of the assault on the Iraqi marshlands by the government of Saddam Hussein during the s and s. This volume, based on the second and final report on the Marshlands and Marsh Dwellers of Southern Mesopotamia. The Iraqi Marshlands are therefore an area of major significance in the history of the three monotheistic religions: Christianity, Islam and Judaism."The Iraqi Marshlands, Its People and Culture" will be the definitive text for all those wishing to develop an in-depth understanding of a rich cultural legacy and lifestyle that survives today. In the Marshlands, ‘Another Face of Iraq’ Those living in the Mesopotamian marshes escape threats posed elsewhere in Iraq by ISIS and militias, but .