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As precious as blood : the Western Slope in Colorado's water wars, 1900-1970 / Steven C. Schulte.

Author:
Schulte, Steven C., 1955- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xviii, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Summary note:
"A comprehensive study about the contentious issue of the water wars between Colorado's Western Slope--where snows accumulate west of the Continental Divide--and the Front Range, where the ever-expanding population continues to require more municipal water"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-278) and index.
Contents:
Colorado's water : a problem rooted in geography and history -- Colorado's water wars begin, 1920-1940 -- Portents of mid-century conflict, 1940-1950 -- The struggle for the CRSP -- Water wars at zenith, 1953-56 -- Into the 1960s : a tenuous unity -- A new age of war and peace -- Epilogue : the view from western Colorado.
Subject(s):
Water rightsColoradoWestern SlopeHistory [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781607324997 ((hardcover))
  • 1607324997 ((hardcover))
  • ((electronic book))
SuDoc no.:
HED13.2/B62/2016
LCCN:
2016019926
OCLC:
949553689
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