Water and Los Angeles: A Tale of Three Rivers, 1900-1941

Water and Los Angeles: A Tale of Three Rivers, 1900-1941

by William F. Deverell, Tom Sitton

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520292420
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/28/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 164
Sales rank: 856,594
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


William Deverell is Professor of History at the University of California and Director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West. Tom Sitton is a curator emeritus of history from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Together, they are authors of California Progressive Revisited and Metropolis in the Making.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction 1

1 Rivers of Growth 17

2 Harnessing the Rivers 81

3 Rivers in Nature 117

Epilogue: What's Next? What's the Future? 139

Notes 145

Study Questions for Consideration 147

Chronology 149

Selected Bibliography 151

Acknowledgments 153

Index 155

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