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📒Cadillac Desert ✍ Marc Reisner
✏Cadillac Desert Book Summary : "The definitive work on the West's water crisis." --Newsweek The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water. It is a tale of rivers diverted and dammed, of political corruption and intrigue, of billion-dollar battles over water rights, of ecological and economic disaster. In his landmark book, Cadillac Desert, Marc Reisner writes of the earliest settlers, lured by the promise of paradise, and of the ruthless tactics employed by Los Angeles politicians and business interests to ensure the city's growth. He documents the bitter rivalry between two government giants, the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the competition to transform the West. Based on more than a decade of research, Cadillac Desert is a stunning expose and a dramatic, intriguing history of the creation of an Eden--an Eden that may only be a mirage. From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒A Study Guide For Mark Reisner S Cadillac Desert The American West And Its Disappearing Water ✍ Gale, Cengage Learning
✏A Study Guide for Mark Reisner s Cadillac Desert The American West and its Disappearing Water Book Summary : A Study Guide for Mark Reisner's "Cadillac Desert: The American West and its Disappearing Water," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Nonfiction Classics for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Nonfiction Classics for Students for all of your research needs.
📒Water And Free Trade ✍ Wendy Holm
✏Water and Free Trade Book Summary : First published in 1988, Water and Free Trade offers a penetrating analysis of the forces that threaten Canada's most precious resource. Edited by a leading resource economist, this thoughtful book raises the issue from the mists of hype and propaganda that have long surrounded the issue of water exports. Remarkably comprehensive in its approach, it explores what the North American Free Trade Agreement actually says about water, and at the same time places the subject in a broad social and political context. Water and Free Trade is a clear examination of an issue sure to become even more contentious as time passes.
📒Modern American Environmentalists ✍ George A. Cevasco
✏Modern American Environmentalists Book Summary : Mendolsohn, a time line of key environmental events, a bibliography of groundbreaking works, and an index organized by specialization, this biographical encyclopedia is a handy and complete guide to the major people involved in the modern American environmental movement.
📒Oganisation Institutionnelle De La Gestion De L Eau Aux Xixe Et Xxe Siecles ✍ J. C. N. Raadschelders
✏Oganisation Institutionnelle de la Gestion de L eau Aux XIXe Et XXe Siecles Book Summary : Water management has become a major issue for public policies at any latitude. How and why this happened could not be assessed efficiently without developing a longitudinal and comparative analysis, such as the one in this book. Institutional arrangements for the provision and the use of water are peculiarly persistent as well as remarkably resilient: This makes them an ideal subject of an historical account. Not that history is worth writing about only when it treats immutable phenomena. On the contrary; its main purpose is to record changes and possibly explain them. But long-lasting continuity urges the scholar to venture into the remote past, since only there are to be discovered the initial causes and the deeper meanings of the institutions under scrutiny. Also, continuity makes the strength of path-dependency all the more evident and consequently underlines the weight of history.
📒Educators Guide To Free Social Studies Materials ✍ Patricia H. Suttles
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📒A Symbol Of Wilderness ✍ Mark W. T. Harvey
✏A Symbol of Wilderness Book Summary : Harvey details the first major clash between conservationists and developers after World War II, the successful fight to prevent the building of Echo Park Dam. The dam on the Green River was intended to create a recreational lake in northwest Colorado and generate hydroelectric power, but would have flooded picturesque Echo Park Valley and threatened Dinosaur National Monument, straddling the Utah-Colorado border near Wyoming.
📒Pima Road Notebook ✍ Keith Ekiss
✏Pima Road Notebook Book Summary : Poetry. "PIMA ROAD NOTEBOOK, Keith Ekiss's remarkable first collection, contrasts the finite imagination of the American dream with the enduring serenity and mystery of the Sonoran Desert, where the ridiculous--fairways and greens--compete with the sublime--saguaros and palo verdes. No one has written poems with such a dispassionate and calm eye about the Cadillac desert as Ekiss. Free of sentiment and dream trance, Ekiss is a fair witness to one of America's most sundered lands"--Michael Collier.