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Disappearing desert

Janine Schipper

Disappearing desert

the growth of Phoenix and the culture of sprawl

by Janine Schipper

  • 388 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Growth -- Environmental aspects -- Arizona -- Phoenix Region,
  • Environmental degradation -- Arizona -- Phoenix Region,
  • Regional planning -- Arizona -- Phoenix Region,
  • Quality of life -- Arizona -- Phoenix Region

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJanine Schipper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT384.U52 P46 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16698378M
    ISBN 109780806139555
    LC Control Number2008008454

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Cadillac Desert, by Marc Reisner, is a book published by Viking about land development and water policy in the western United States.

Some scholars have described the book as Reisner's magnum opus. Subtitled The American West and its Disappearing Water, it gives the history of the Bureau of Reclamation and U.S.

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Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections.The book’s title, Cadillac Desert, contains an ideological dualism, with one word standing for luxury, boldness, and victory, and the other one describing one of the most inhospitable places on the planet for humans.

This revisionist history focuses on the fallout of human desire to constantly expand into the desert and the costly task of.