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Author Hundley, Norris. Jr.

Title Water and the West : the Colorado River Compact and the politics of water in the American West / Norris Hundley, Jr.

Imprint Berkeley, CA : Univ. of California Press, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    333.91 HUN 2009    Available
 GDL Central Library Reference    333.91 HUN 2009    Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xv, 415 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., charts, maps, ports. ; 22 cm.
Series The Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment
Stephen Bechtel Fund imprint in ecology and the environment.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-402) and index.
Contents Preface to the 2009 edition -- Dreamers and planners -- Imperial joins the crusade -- The League and the law -- A call for dipomacy -- Power sets the stage -- Stalemate -- Dividing the waters -- Ratification battles -- Arizona v. California -- Epilogue -- Appendix: The Colorado River Compact.
Subject Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico)
Water-supply -- California -- History.
Added Author Colorado River Commission. Colorado River Compact. 1975.
ISBN 0520260112 (pbk.) : $24.95
9780520260115 (pbk.) : $24.95
9780520260108 (cloth)
0520260104 (cloth)

 
    
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