[...] the late twentieth century, the standard response of factory owners, engineers, landlords, and municipal officials was to dump domestic and industrial effluent directly into rivers and lakes. Through thematic chapters integrating case law and secondary sources from a variety of disciplines, The Culture of Flushing traces the history, enduring consequences, and global implications of this notion for human and aquatic health.\n Cattle ranchers look upon grazing lands as the accomplishments of generations of pioneering Canadians. Because interpretive labour is divided among many people and mediated by experience, education, beliefs, research questions, financial means, and diagnostic tools, the meanings of physical sources are - just like texts and other artifacts - fragmented and controversial.
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