Water, Land, and Law in the West

Water, Land, and Law in the West

The Limits of Public Policy, 1850-1920

Book - 1996
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The series presents an interdisciplinary approach to the use and misuse of resources in the American West. This volume comprises essays written between 1982 and 1994, and previously published in journals such as Western Historical Quarterly, J. of American History, and Environmental History Review). Pisani, one of the nation's leading environmental and Western historians, highlights the central role played by land, water, and timber allocation in the American West, and shows how efforts to achieve justice and efficiency were compromised by the region's obsession with achieving rapid economic growth. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 1996
ISBN: 9780700607952
Branch Call Number: HD1695.W4 P57 1996
Characteristics: p. ; cm


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