Border oasis : water and the political ecology of the Colorado River Delta, 1940-1975 / Evan R. Ward

Author(s): Ward, Evan R. (Evan Ray), 1971-
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Subjects: Water-supply--Government policy--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Water resources development--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Colorado River Delta (Mexico)--Environmental conditions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2003
Series: Environmental history of the borderlands
LC Classification: T, TD
Physical Description: xxx, 208 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Maps
List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction: An International Wedding
Deltascape: The Spanish Delta
1. The Twentieth-Century Ghost of William Walker 3
2. "Our 'Good Neighbors'" 23
3. Saline Solutions 44
4. Water and the Landscapes of Power in the Mexicali Valley 65
5. Salt of the River, Salt of the Earth 91
6. "The Politics of Place" 115
Epilogue: Beyond the Border Oasis 144
Coda: The Contemporary Delta 153
Notes 157
Bibliography 183
Index 203
Notes: LCCN: 2002010960
ISBN: 0816522235 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-202) and index
OCLC Number: 50269807
ISBN/ISSN: 0816522235