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Document Type(s):Book
Book Title:H2O and the Waters of Forgetfulness: Reflections on the Historicity of "Stuff"
Author(s):Illich, Ivan
Religion(s):Hinduism
Publisher Name:Dallas Insitute of Humanities and Culture
Place of Publication:Dallas, Tx.
Date of Publication:1985
Annotation:In this discussion of different meanings, uses, perceptions, and representations of water, philosopher Ivan Illich reflects on the relationship between water and the imagination and considers the use and misuse of water in historical perspective. Drawing information from myths, rituals, philosophies, and cultures from various geographical and historical locations, Ivan describes the historical process by which water has been transformed from a source and symbol of spiritual purity to an industrial/technical cleaning fluid.
   
 
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