In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers

In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers

Course Codes:  GEOG 3209A
Professor:  Prof. Luke Struckman
Semester:  Winter-2018
Oxford University Press | April 29, 2010 | 273 pages

Global climate change has triggered profound changes at the ground level and for real people. This book illustrates in vivid detail how 25,000 Peruvian residents died from melting Andean glaciers. Successful engineering efforts to prevent additional catastrophes simultaneously helped commodify glaciers, erode local authority, and unleash contested modernization agendas in the Andes.

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ISBN: 9780195396072
$31.95

		

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