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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.
Political and Environmental Sociology: The M¶bias Strip of Society and Nature
Water in the American West
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
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ISBN: 9780415949309 ISBN-10: 0415949300 Series: American Popular History and Culture Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 284 Published: 16th September 2004 Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 15.95
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1