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(Article of book - 1986)

Document title

Rivers of empire : water, aridity, and the growth of the American West.

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

WORSTER D. ;

Abstract

Focus is on the effort made within last century to make the dry West agriculturally productive by trapping its scarce water in huge irrigation projects. A. asserts that the West is built on " a sharply alienating, intensely managerial relationship with nature ", carved out by the apparatus of the capitalist state. - (DWG)

Source

Book

ISBN : 0-394-52680-X

Editor : Pantheon Books, New York - ETATS-UNIS (1986)

Millesime : 1986  [402 pages]

Bibliographic references : 535 réf.

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Maison des sciences de l'homme - Paris

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