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Author Simpson, John W. (John Warfield)

Title Dam! : water, power, politics, and preservation in Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park / John Warfield Simpson.

Published New York : Pantheon Books, [2005]
©2005

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.610979447 SIMP    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xxiv, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-342) and index.
Contents Map: Regional Waterscape xi -- Part 1 Origins of Yosemite National Park -- Map: Yosemite National Park 3 -- 1 Struggle for the Valley 4 -- 2 Olmsted, Muir, and the State Reserve 27 -- 3 Pinchot, the Park, and the Conservation Movement 48 -- 4 Theodore Roosevelt; The Park's Revision 76 -- Part 2 Hetch Hetchy Controversy, Past and Present -- Map: Schematic Diagram of the Spfuc-Hhwp System 97 -- 5 Spring Valley and the Boomtown Politics of Water 98 -- 6 James Duval Phelan and the Imperial Dream 111 -- 7 Private Debate over Hetch Hetchy 130 -- 8 A National Cause Celebre 148 -- 9 Political Outcome 162 -- 10 Competing Claims for Water 182 -- 11 Mismanaging the Dream 202 -- 12 Constructing the Engineering Marvel 222 -- 13 Raker Act's Ignored Mandate 236 -- 14 PG&E and the Politics of Public Power 251 -- 15 Restoring the Promise 275 -- 16 Dld Issues; A New Dream 291.
Subject Water-supply -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- History.
Water resources development -- Political aspects -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.
Environmentalism -- United States.
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir (Calif.) -- History.
ISBN 0375422315