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Author Doyle, Martin, 1973-
Title The source : how rivers made America and America remade its rivers / Martin Doyle.
Publication Info. New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  333.9 D    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description 349 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-334) and index.
Contents Part one: Federalism. Navigating the republic ; Life on the Mississippi ; The rise of the levees ; Flood control -- Part two: Sovereignty and property. Water wars ; A new water market -- Part three: Taxation. Running water ; Burning rivers -- Part four: Regulation. Regulating power ; The power of a river -- Part five: Conservation. Channelization ; The restoration economy.
Subject Rivers -- United States -- History.
Water resources development -- United States -- History.
Floodplain management -- United States -- History.
Water conservation -- United States -- History.
Stream ecology -- United States -- History.
Human ecology -- United States -- History.
Added Title How rivers made America and America remade its rivers
ISBN 9780393242355 (hardcover)
0393242358 (hardcover)