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Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization by Steven Solomon
Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

DAVID DUNTLEY, December 12, 2012

As a grocery clerk commented to me, noticing this book on the counter as I was checking out, "Whole book about water? Just 2H and 1O right?" This book takes that question and explores with wonderful detail the historical, anthropological and biological significance of this most critical compound, which is central to life on Earth. This is a book worth having, to send you exploring references and deserves to be read and re-read. For me it was a great opportunity, in terms of ancient history and the culture of the world over, to detail the big picture. Its not a "quick read". It should be savored and thoroughly absorbed, seeping into the deepest recesses of an inquiring mind, like a deluge upon a parched land!
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