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Main Title Water and American government : the Reclamation Bureau, national water policy, and the West, 1902-1935 /
Author Pisani, Donald J.
Publisher University of California Press,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 50035410
ISBN 0520230302 (alk. paper)
Subjects Reclamation of land--West (U.S.)--History--20th century ; Water-supply--Government policy--West (U.S.)--History--20th century ; West (U.S.)--Economic conditions--20th century
Additional Subjects United States.--Bureau of Reclamation
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EOAM  TC823.6.P57 2002 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 08/27/2004
ERAM  TC823.6.P57 2002 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 06/27/2003
Collation xviii, 394 p., {10} p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Saving lost lives : irrigation and the ideology of homemaking -- The perils of public works : Federal reclamation, 1902-1909 -- Case studies in irrigation and community : Twin Falls and Rupert -- An administrative morass : Federal reclamation, 1909-1917 -- Boom, bust and boom : Federal reclamation, 1917-1935 -- Uneasy allies : the Reclamation Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs -- Case studies in water and power : the Yakima and the Pima -- Wiring the new West : the strange career of public power -- Gateway to the hydraulic age : water politics, 1920-1935 -- Conclusion : retrospect and significance.