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Transdisciplinarity, Human-Nature Entanglements, and Transboundary Water Systems in the Anthropocene

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This essay introduces some major ideas and concepts relating to transdisciplinary approaches to Anthropocene river systems. The first section is a historical case study of George Catlin, an artist who traveled throughout the Great Plains in the 1830s. The second section uses the example of the Cochabamba Guerra del Agua in 2000 to examine human-nature entanglements in transboundary river systems.

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  • Historical Case Study
  • Bolivian Government
  • Riverine Environment

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  1. 1.

    Decreto Supremo 21060, 29 August 1985. http://www.gacetaoficialdebolivia.gob.bo/normas/buscar/21060. Accessed July 11, 2014.

  2. 2.

    Ley 2029, 29 October 1999. http://www.lexivox.org/norms/BO-L-2029.xhtml. Accessed July 11, 2014.

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Kelly, J.M. (2014). Transdisciplinarity, Human-Nature Entanglements, and Transboundary Water Systems in the Anthropocene. In: Bhaduri, A., Bogardi, J., Leentvaar, J., Marx, S. (eds) The Global Water System in the Anthropocene. Springer Water. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07548-8_12

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