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Authors: Shafiqul Islam, William Moomaw

Water and Diplomacy 2011
Shafiqul “Shafik” Islam, ScD. Professor, School of Engineering and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
William Moomaw, PhD. Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Tufts University


2. Session 1 – Readings

2.1. Required

Jackson, Robert, et al. "Water in a Changing World." 11 Ecological Applications 4 (Aug 2001) 1027-1045.

2.2. Choose at least 1 of the following

Binford, Michael. "Climate Variation and the Rise and Fall of an Andean Civilization." 47 Quaternary Research (1997) 235-248.

Haug, Gerald, et al. "Climate and the Collapse of the Maya Civilization." 299 Science (Mar 2003) 1731-1735.

Jansen, M. "Water Supply and Sewage Disposal at Mohenjo-Daro." 21 World Archaeology 2 (Oct 1989) 177-192.

Lucero, Lisa. "The Collapse of the Classic Maya: A Case for the Role of Water Control." 104 American Anthropologist 3 (2002) 814-826.

Madella, Marco & Dorian Fuller. "Palaeoecology and the Harappan Civilization of South Asia: a reconsideration." 25 Quaternary Science Reviews (2006) 1283-1301.

Mays, LW. "Water Sustainability of Ancient Civilizations in Mesoamerica and the American Southwest." 7 Water Science & Technology 1 (2007) 229-236.

Moore, E. "Water Management in Early Cambodia: Evidence from Aerial Photography." 155 The Geographical Journal 2 (Jul 1989) 204-214.

Stone, Richard. "The End of Angkor." 311 Science (Mar 2006) 1364-1368.

Raikes, Robert. "The End of the Ancient Cities of the Indus." 66 American Anthropologist 2 (Apr 1964) 284-299.