Rivers by design : state power and the origins of U.S. flood control / Karen M. O'Neill.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2006.
xx, 278 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Infrastructure builds the state The founding principles of river development The Mississippi River : becoming the nation's river The Mississippi River : resentment leading to Civil War The Mississippi River : post-war reunification, post-war aid The Sacramento River : miners versus farmers The Sacramento River : capitalists unify for development Federal aid for the Mississippi and Sacramento Rivers The fully designed river Flood control for all rivers Rivers by design.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -263) and index.