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Author August, Jack L., Jr., 1954-

Title Dividing western waters : Mark Wilmer and Arizona v. California / Jack L. August, Jr. ; with a foreword by John Bouma
Published Fort Worth, Tex. : TCU Press, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 172 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Midwest to southwest -- The firm and the river -- A question of relevance -- Arizona adrift -- Arizona v. California -- Enter Mark Wilmer -- A brave new water world : law, politics, and CAP -- That lawyer from Arizona
Summary The Scopes Monkey Trial, the Sacco and Vanzetti case, Brown v the Board of Education, and even subsequent televised high profile murder trials pale in comparison to Arizona v California, argues author Jack August in Dividing Western Waters, August's look at Arizona's Herculean legal and political battle for an equitable share of the Colorado River. To this day Arizona v California is still influential. By the time Mark Wilmer settled in the Salt River Valley in the early 1930s, he realized that four basic commodities made possible civilization in the arid West: land, air, sunshine, and water. F
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-166) and index
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Subject Wilmer, Mark.
Water rights -- Arizona.
Water rights -- California.
Water-supply -- Arizona.
Water-supply -- California.
Arizona -- Trials, litigation, etc.
California -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Water rights.
Genre/Form Trials, litigation, etc.
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0875654649
9780875654645