The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, V. 1

The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, V. 1
Title:
The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, V. 1
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
$49.50
$24.75
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In stock
GPO Stock Number:
024-003-00194-5
ISBN:
0-16-075226-4
Description

The story of Reclamation is deeply entwined in the development of the American West in the twentieth century and beyond. Reclamation was establsihed in 1902 by President Theodorde Roosevelt to "make the desert bloom." Reclamation's history is rich, filled with colorful personalities and the unique character of the West. It is marked by feats of engineering and economic wonder that have resulted in water development, resource management, and resource preservation. This volume tells the fascinating history of Reclamation's beginnings to the end of World War II.

Audience

This book would interest developers in water supply, including engineers, construction managers, and water utility companies that manage quality water conservation, as well as local government personnel that become involved with natural disasters and maintaining flood control in various populations.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$24.75
International Price:
$34.65
Publisher:
Interior Dept., Bureau of Reclamation
Author:
  • Rowley, William D.
Key Phrases:
  • Water Resources Development
  • History of Bureau of Reclamation
  • Irrigation
Weight:
2.4375
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Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
050
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
12/09/2005
Last Status Update:
11/21/2018
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