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Author Porter, Charles R., Jr., 1951-

Title Spanish water, Anglo water : early development in San Antonio / Charles R. Porter Jr
Edition First edition
Published College Station [Tex.] : Texas A & M University Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 181 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 113
Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 113
Contents God's water -- Droughts and deluges -- The country of 1,100 springs -- Eyewitness reports of God's water -- Spain and Mexico's water, 1718-1836 -- Missions settle San Antonio -- Acequia technology -- Derecho Indiano : law with justice -- Water, land, and work -- Conflict, cooperation, and compromise -- Republic of Texas and United States water, 1836-1902 -- New people, old laws -- Acequias overwhelmed -- The first water works company -- Water : politicians' "gold."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Irrigation canals and flumes -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History.
Land tenure -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History.
Water rights -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History.
Water -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Distribution -- Management -- History
Water-supply -- Political aspects -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History.
Water-supply -- Social aspects -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History.
San Antonio (Tex.) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009001516
ISBN 1603443258 (electronic bk.)
9781603443258 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)