Back in print for the first time in over ten years, this classic account of the numerous strugglesnational, state, and localthat have occurred over western American water rights since the late 1800s is thoroughly expanded and updated to trace the continuing battles raging over the West's most valuable, and contentious, resource.
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.46(w) x 5.56(h) x 1.05(d)|
About the Author
Norris Hundley, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, and author of many books on California, water rights, and the West.
Table of Contents
Preface to the 2009 Edition1. Dreamers and Planters2. Imperial Joins the Crusade3. The League and the Law4. A Call for Diplomacy5. Power Sets the Stage6. Stalemate7. Dividing the Waters8. Ratification Battles 9. Arizona v. CaliforniaEpilogueAppendix: The Colorado River CompactBibliography