Table of Contents


Introduction: To the Heart of the Matter 

PART I. COLLISION 

1. Kalahari Rivals 
2. Crossing the Threshold
3. Intransigent Eve  
4. The Desiccation of Eden   
5. Besieged and Besieger

PART II. ADAPTATION 

6. The Rule of Water 
7. Dispersal  
8. Forage or Farm?   
9. Quest for Meat 
10. Survival of the Driest  

PART III. COMPETITION

11. Water for Elephants 
12. The Paradox of Bling

PART IV. EVAPORATION 

13. The Reckoning  

PART V. NEGOTIATION

14. Haggling Over the Source of All Life
15. Human Rights, Water Wrongs   

PART VI. CONFRONTATION   

16. Primal Instincts and the Realpolitik of Water  
17. Intimations of Genocide  
18. Escalation of Terrorist Activity  

PART VII. ELIMINATION   

19. An Open Heart
20. Release 

PART VIII. RESOLUTION  

21. The Verdict  
22. The End of the Beginning   

Epilogue: What Would Bushmen Do?  

SOURCES   
NOTES  
Acknowledgements




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