By Jessica B. Teisch
Engineering Nature explores how controlling the vagaries of nature in a foreign country required greater than the export of blueprints for dams, canals, or mines; it additionally entailed the challenging move of the recent technology's sociopolitical context. Water engineers faced unexpected variables in each one zone as they labored to enforce their visions of agrarian payment and business progress, together with the function of the industry, executive associations, estate rights, indigenous peoples, exertions, and, no longer final, the surroundings. Teisch argues that by way of reading the successes and screw ups of varied tasks as American effect unfold, we will see the complicated function of globalization at paintings, frequently with exceptionally disproportionate results.
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Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise by Jessica B. Teisch