ISBN-10:
0520260112
ISBN-13:
9780520260115
Pub. Date:
05/15/2009
Publisher:
University of California Press
Water and the West: The Colorado River Compact and the Politics of Water in the American West / Edition 2

Water and the West: The Colorado River Compact and the Politics of Water in the American West / Edition 2

by Norris Hundley Jr.
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Overview

Back in print for the first time in over ten years, this classic account of the numerous struggles—national, state, and local—that 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520260115
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 05/15/2009
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 442
Sales rank: 1,090,510
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 Edition

1. Dreamers and Planters
2. Imperial Joins the Crusade
3. The League and the Law
4. A Call for Diplomacy
5. Power Sets the Stage
6. Stalemate
7. Dividing the Waters
8. Ratification Battles
9. Arizona v. California

Epilogue
Appendix: The Colorado River Compact
Bibliography

Index

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