Water Culture in South Asia: Bangladesh Perspectives
Adult; Science, Nature, Technology, Psychology, PhilosophyScience & Nature; (Market)
“Water is life” in Bangladesh. Based on five researchers’ long-term involvement with water development programs, this book introduces the reader to the vast range of meanings that water has in this South Asian country, where village women struggle daily for access to safe supplies. Mythology, ancient sciences, folklore, and language provide a cultural foundation for water's uses in the home.