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River of love in an age of pollution

David L. Haberman

River of love in an age of pollution

the Yamuna River of northern India

by David L. Haberman

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


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StatementDavid L. Haberman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22739071M
ISBN 100520247906

My book River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India (University of California Press, ) is a study of the Yamuna River, which for centuries has been worshiped as a goddess. In this book I explore various conceptions of this aquatic goddess with texts stretching back over a period of three millennia and current. Severe incidents of pollution helped increase consciousness. PCB dumping in the Hudson River resulted in a ban by the EPA on consumption of its fish in National news stories in the late s – especially the long-term dioxin contamination at Love Canal starting in and uncontrolled dumping in Valley of the Drums – led to the Superfund legislation of

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Aug 12,  · In the waters of the Yamuna were distinguishable as "clear blue", as compared to the silt-laden yellow of the Ganges. However, due to high density population growth and rapid industrialization today Yamuna is one of the most polluted rivers in the world, especially around New Delhi, the capital of India, which dumps about 58% of its waste into the ecole-temps-danse.com Delhi generates . Find River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India by Haberman at over 30 bookstores. Buy, rent or sell.


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Sep 01,  · About the Book. Celebrated as an aquatic form of divinity for thousands of years, the Yamuna is one of India’s most sacred rivers. River of Love in an Age of Pollution concludes with a consideration of the broader implications of the Yamuna’s plight and its effect on worldwide efforts to preserve our environment.

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Sep 17,  · River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India (review) River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River the capital pours tons more toxic wastes into the struggling river—providing more than 70 percent of the total pollution [End Page ] load in the river even though the Yamuna's.

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Paperback View All Available Formats & Editions This fascinating and beautifully written book investigates the stories, theology, and religious practices connected with this river goddess collected from texts written over Brand: University of California Press.

Sep 10,  · Celebrated as an aquatic form of divinity for thousands of years, the Yamuna is one of India’s most sacred rivers.

A prominent feature of north Indian culture, the Yamuna is conceptualized as a goddess flowing with liquid love—yet today it is severely polluted, the victim of fast-paced industrial development.

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