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Bedouins by the Lake: Environment, Change, and Sustainability in Southern Egypt

Ahmed Belal and John Briggs

Abstract

Sustainable development and environmental change have become two of the watchwords of the new century. But what do they mean for ordinary people living in some of the harshest environments in the world, where survival is the driving force? This book sets out to examine these issues and how they affect, and are affected by, Bedouin communities living in the arid areas of the Nubian Desert in southeastern Egypt. Written by a joint Egyptian, Russian, and British research team, the book seeks to examine how the Bedouin of this area have coped with the environmental changes brought about after the ... More

Keywords: sustainable development, environmental change, Bedouin communities, Nubian Desert, Lake Nasser, environmental resources

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9789774161988
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774161988.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ahmed Belal, author

John Briggs, author