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The politics of wet system building: Balancing interests in dutch water management from the Middle Ages to the present

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Cornelis Disco is the editor of the section on Water Management Technology in the Dutch national history of technology programme Technology in the Netherlands during the 20 th century, organised by the Foundation for the History of Technology. Erik van der Vleuten writes about the development of large technical systems, including water-based systems, in the same programme. Both are at Twente University/Eindhoven University of technology and may be reached at 〈e.b.a.v.vleuten@tm.tue.nl〉

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Disco, C., van der Vleuten, E. The politics of wet system building: Balancing interests in dutch water management from the Middle Ages to the present. Know Techn Pol 14, 21–40 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12130-002-1013-1

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Keywords

  • System Building
  • Water Board
  • Fresh Water Supply
  • Village Council
  • Feudal Lord