Water To The Angels

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062251449
Size: 79.63 MB
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The author of Last Train to Paradise tells the story of the largest public water project ever created—William Mulholland’s Los Angeles aqueduct—a story of Gilded Age ambition, hubris, greed, and one determined man who's vision shaped ...

Rivers In The Desert

Author: Margaret Leslie Davis
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497613779
Size: 80.94 MB
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Rivers in the Desert is the quintessential American story.

Water And Power

Author: William L. Kahrl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520907416
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It is not the purpose of this work to propose a specific format for the settlement of the city's current difficulties with the valley, to resolve the environmental questions associated with Los Angeles's proposed groundwater pumping program ...

Introduction To Water In California

Author: David Carle
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520240865
Size: 61.23 MB
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"This book engages readers at a personal level."--Donald Pisani, author of "Water and American Government " "Water is the foundation upon which California's ecosystems and economic vitality rise. . .

Western Times And Water Wars

Author: John Walton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520914537
Size: 80.87 MB
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Western Times and Water Wars chronicles more than a hundred years of tumultuous events in the history of California's Owens Valley.

Beyond Chinatown

Author: Steven P. Erie
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804751407
Size: 11.71 MB
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I marvel at the multi-faceted inclusiveness of this story of water, region, politics, engineering, growth, and the environment. Kevin Starr, University of Southern California"

Power And Water In The Middle East

Author: Mark Zeitoun
Publisher: I B Tauris & Company Limited
Size: 77.16 MB
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This important work will interest researchers, professionals and policy makers involved with the politics of the Middle East and with water conflict more generally.


Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040916X
Size: 17.20 MB
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Driven by eyewitness accounts and combining urban history with a life-and-death drama and a technological detective story, Floodpath grippingly reanimates the reality behind L.A. noir fictions such as the classic film Chinatown.