EditorsDowning, Theodore E.
KeywordsIrrigation -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Irrigation -- History -- Congresses.
Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Congresses.
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Table of ContentsList of Illustrations / Preface - Theodore E. Downing and McGuire Gibson / Historic Patterns of Mesopotamian Irrigation Agriculture - Robert McC. Adams / Violation of Fallow and Engineered Disaster in Mesopotamian Civilization - McGuire Gibson / Sassanian and Early Islamic Water-Control and Irrigation Systems on the Deh Luran Plain, Iran - James A. Neely / Irrigation and Society: The Iranian Plateau - Brian Spooner / Water Control in Terraced Rice-Field Agriculture in Southeastern Asia - J. E. Spencer / The System Nobody Knows: Village Irrigation in the Swiss Alps - Robert McC. Netting / Organizational Preadaptation to Irrigation: The Evolution of Early Water-Management Systems in Coastal Peru - M. Edward Moseley / Irrigation and Settlement Pattern: Preliminary Research Results from the North Coast of Peru - Ian Farrington / Conservation and Diversion: Water-Control Systems in the Anasazi Southwest - R. Gwinn Vivian / Irrigation and Moisture-Sensitive Periods: A Zapotec Case - Theodore E. Downing / The State's Use of Irrigation in Changing Peasant Society - Susan H. Lees / Irrigation, Conflict, and Politics: A Mexican Case - Eva Hunt and Robert C. Hunt / Irrigation Development and Population Pressure - Wayne Kappel / Comments on the Symposium From a Hydrologic Perspective - Martin M. Fogel / Comments on the Symposium From a Geographic Perspective - Chris Field / Index