Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Video - James G. Workman: Heart of Dryness

The dramatic story of the Bushmen of the Kalahari is a cautionary tale about water in the twenty-first century--and offers unexpected solutions for our time. "We don't govern water. Water governs us," writes James G. Workman. I n "Heart of Dryness," he chronicles the memorable saga of the famed Bushmen of the Kalahari--remnants of one of the world's most successful civilizations, today at the exact epicenter of Africa's drought--in their widely publicized recent battle with the government of Botswana, in the process of exploring the larger story of what many feel has become the primary resource battleground of the twenty-first century: the supply of water. Here is a video clip of James G. Workman at his talk and book signing at Kepler's.

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