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America's Fight Over Water : The Environmental and Political Effects of Large-Scale Water Systems - Kevin Wehr

America's Fight Over Water

The Environmental and Political Effects of Large-Scale Water Systems

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Published: 16th September 2004
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This book inquires into the relations between society and its natural environment by examining the historical discourse around several cases of state building in the American West: the construction of three high dams from 1928 to 1963.

Departures
Introduction
Political and Environmental Sociology: The MĀ¶bias Strip of Society and Nature
Water in the American West
Investigations
In the Beginning There was Boulder: A Natural Menace Becomes a Natural Resource
Grand Coulee: 'Mightiest Thing Ever Built by Man'
Glen Canyon: Last of the High Dams
Conclusion: Toward an Arrival
Maps
References
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ISBN: 9780415949309
ISBN-10: 0415949300
Series: American Popular History and Culture
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 284
Published: 16th September 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 15.95  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1