About this book
A beautifully illustrated portrayal of the waterfall, which for the first time describes the cultural as well as scientific background of these extraordinary natural features. Describes the role of the waterfall in myth, art, literature, photography, film, music, landscape design and architecture worldwide.
Brian Hudson explores the history and science of waterfalls, and their exploitation as a source of power, as well as their rich cultural background. Using many examples and illustrations, the author describes their portrayal in art, literature, mythology and popular culture.