A Sweet Briar College Learning Resource

H2O - The Mystery, Art, and Science of Water

Water in History
Professor Mike Richards

LINKS

  1. Cultural History of Water in the USA - described as "arguably the first [course] in the country to focus specifically on the history of water as an aspect of American culture."

  2. The Water for Life Gallery at Kew Bridge Steam Museum in London, a permanent exhibition on the life-giving properties of water and the history of London's water supply.

  3. Paris: Urban Sanitation before the 20th Century: A History of Invisible Infrastructure. A very interesting site and central to the topic of my first session.

  4. 6 photographs of Paris sewers



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