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Contents

List of Figures
Acknowledgements

Introduction: Life at Water’s Edge
Franz Krause and Mark Harris

Chapter 1. Displacing the Delta: Notes on the Anthropology of the Earth’s Physical Features
Tanya Richardson

Chapter 2. The Global Swamp. Or, the Amphibious as a Figure of Heterotopia
Lukas Ley

Chapter 3. Stagnation: Waterflows and the Politics of Stranded Matter in La Mojana, Colombia
Alejandro Camargo

Chapter 4. Economy, Identity and Hydrology: Toward a Holistic Approach to Intersecting Volatilities in the Mackenzie Delta, Canada
Franz Krause

Chapter 5. ‘This Tide Will Be a Good Tide’: On Movement, Anticipative Waiting and Tricking on the Islands of the Parnaíba Delta, Brazil
Nora Horisberger

Chapter 6. Gleaning Time: Practice, Pause and Anticipation in the Sine-Saloum Delta, Senegal
Sandro Simon

Chapter 7. Lived Histories of Flows and Sediments in a Turkish Delta
Catarina Scaramelli

Chapter 8. Available, Yet Unavailable: Anchoring Land in the Ayeyarwady Delta, Myanmar
Benoit Ivars

Conclusion: Confluences and Distributaries in Delta Life
Franz Krause and Mark Harris

Index

Delta Life

Exploring Dynamic Environments where Rivers Meet the Sea

Edited by Franz Krause and Mark Harris

262 pages, 14 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-124-0 Hb Published (June 2021)



This title is published as Open Access

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