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Application of the Commercial approach: A few case studies

S. Nazrul Islam

in Rivers and Sustainable Development: Alternative Approaches and Their Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190079024
eISBN:
9780190079055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079024.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Chapter 4 provides a few case studies of rivers to illustrate the consequences of the Commercial approach. These rivers are: the Colorado River of the United States; the Murray-Darling river system ... More


Irrigation and the Baloch Frontier

David Gilmartin

in Blood and Water: The Indus River Basin in Modern History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520285293
eISBN:
9780520960831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285293.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on the early years of colonial water development in the Indus basin, and in particular, on the mid-nineteenth-century history of irrigation and canalbuilding among Baloch ... More


Territorial Hydro-Logics

Daniel Haines

in Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190648664
eISBN:
9780190686529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648664.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explains the origins and development of the Indus waters dispute in terms of the fragile Indian and Pakistani states’ search for power and legitimacy after independence. Both new ... More


Commercial approach and river-related conflicts in South Asia

S. Nazrul Islam

in Rivers and Sustainable Development: Alternative Approaches and Their Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190079024
eISBN:
9780190079055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079024.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Chapter 5 uses the experience of South Asia to illustrate how the Commercial approach leads to conflicts among co-riparian countries. It notes that river basins were fragmented in South Asia by ... More


From Persepolis to Babylon

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Having learned that King Darius was murdered by his relative Bessus, who himself subsequently proclaimed to be the rightful Achaemenid king, Alexander III the Great started the pursuit of Bessus. ... More


Continents in Collision: Kashmir, Ladakh, Zanskar

Mike Searle

in Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199653003
eISBN:
9780191918247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199653003.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

To understand how the Himalaya were formed it seemed logical to start at the actual zone of plate collision, the Indus suture zone. Most of this collision zone runs across southern Tibet, which in ... More


Around the Bend: Nanga Parbat, Namche Barwa

Mike Searle

in Colliding Continents: A geological exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199653003
eISBN:
9780191918247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199653003.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

From the geological mapping, structural, and metamorphic investigations along the main Himalayan Range from Zanskar in the west through the Himachal Pradesh and Kumaon regions of India and along ... More


Growing Up in Dera Ismail Khan: 1863–78

Ruchi Ram Sahni

in A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab: Ruchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199474004
eISBN:
9780199089864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474004.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Ruchi Ram Sahni describes his early life growing up in an affluent business family in Dera Ismail Khan. While his early years were spent in comfortable luxury, his father’s business crashed suddenly ... More


Ethnolinguistic Cleavages and Interstate River Disputes in the Union of India

Scott M. Moore

in Subnational Hydropolitics: Conflict, Cooperation, and Institution-Building in Shared River Basins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190864101
eISBN:
9780197559888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864101.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Management of Land and Natural Resources

India is one of the world’s most centralized federal systems, and its Constitution grants the federal government unusually broad powers to control the actions of ... More


Deconstructing the State: Subnational Conflict and Cooperation over Water

Scott M. Moore

in Subnational Hydropolitics: Conflict, Cooperation, and Institution-Building in Shared River Basins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190864101
eISBN:
9780197559888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864101.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Management of Land and Natural Resources

The concept of hydropolitics outlined in the Introduction defines conflict and cooperation over water as part of a set of interactions that occur at both international ... More


Birth and Death of the Holocene

Jan Zalasiewicz and Mark Williams

in The Goldilocks Planet: The 4 billion year story of Earth's climate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199593576
eISBN:
9780191918018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199593576.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

It is just the latest of many climate phases of the Quaternary Period. The 103rd major shift in climate-driven global oxygen isotope values, to be precise, since the ... More


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