Rivers by design : state power and the origins of U.S. flood control / Karen M. O'Neill
- O'Neill, Karen M., 1959-
- Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2006.
- Physical Description:
- xx, 278 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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- Infrastructure builds the state -- The founding principles of river development -- The Mississippi River : becoming the nation's river -- The Mississippi River : resentment leading to Civil War -- The Mississippi River : postwar reunification, postwar aid -- The Sacramento River : miners versus farmers -- The Sacramento River : capitalists unify for development -- Federal aid for the Mississippi and Sacramento Rivers -- The fully designed river -- A nationwide program for flood control -- Rivers by design -- Mississippi Valley river improvement conventions -- Mississippi River Levee Association, Executive Committee.
- 0822337738 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780822337737 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822337606 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822337607 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -263) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Engineering copy: Purchased with funds from the Class of 1907 - The Pennsylvania State University Engineering Library; 20067.
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