9781607322016 cloth alkaline paper 9781607322115 e-book
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Part 1. A river through time Conquering the wild colorado : the river before 1945 Farming the desert : agricultural water demands Saving the river : the environmental movement Sharing the shortage : a river in control Part 2. Currents of today The metropolis and the desert : growing cities in the west Owning the river : Indian water rights and settlements Crossing the border : us-mexico relations and the river The water market : banking and selling the colorado river Conclusion.