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Title:
Tropic of chaos : climate change and the new geography of violence
Author:
Parenti, Christian.
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Publication Information:
New York : Nation Books, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
viii, 295 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Pt. 1. Last call for illusion -- Who killed Ekaru Loraman? -- Military soothsayers -- War for a small planet : adaptation as counterinsurgency -- Pt. II. Africa -- Geopolitics of a cattle raid -- Monsoons and tipping points -- The rise and fall of East African states -- Somali apocalypse -- Theorizing failed states -- Pt. III. Asia -- Drugs, drought and Jihad : environmental history of the Afghanistan War -- Kyrgyzstan's little climate war -- India and Pakistan : glaciers, rivers, and unfinished business -- India's drought rebels -- Pt. IV. Latin America -- Rio's agony : from extreme weather to "planet of slums" -- Golgotha mexicana : climate refugees, free trade, and the war next door -- American walls and demagogues -- Implications and possibilities.
ISBN:
9781568586007
Format :
Book

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