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Author McGraw, Seamus, author

Title A thirsty land : the making of an American water crisis / Seamus McGraw
Edition First edition
Published Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2018
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Contents Intro; Prologue; 1. Pipe Dreams: The 1968 State Water Plan; 2. When Mine Is Yours and Yours Is Ours; 3. â#x80;#x9C;Thatâ#x80;#x99;s the Kind of Thinking That Will Get Your Land Took from Youâ#x80;#x9D;; 4. The Last Straw; 5. Rice in the Desert; 6. What Makes the Dollar Flip; 7. Dow by Law; 8. An Oak with Its Roots in the River, Redux; 9. Old Men Shouting at the Clouds; 10. A Tale of Two Colonias; 11. Up Against the Wall; 12. Finding a Solution, Come Hell or No Water; 13. Must Be Something in the Water; 14. Hanged in a Fortnight; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Sources and Suggestions for Further Reading; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Water resources development -- Environmental aspects -- Texas.
Water resources development -- Government policy -- Texas.
Water resources development -- Texas.
Water-supply -- Political aspects -- Texas.
Water-supply -- Social aspects -- Texas.
Water-supply -- Texas -- Management.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1477316809 (electronic bk.)
9781477316801 (electronic bk.)