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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 272–288.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Robert E. Bonner Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 [Footnotes] 1 Reclamation Record , June1915, 249 , 257-58 July 1915, 299 2 Beryl Gail Churchill , The Dam Book: The Construction History of Corbett, Buffalo Bill, and Willwood Dams (Cody, Wyo...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 419–433.
Published: 01 April 2002
... 30, 1950 (Salt Lake City: Utah Water and Power Board, 1950), 1 "Address of Calvin L. Rampton, Governor, State of Utah," contained in, "Woodruff Creek Dam Dedication Ceremony, September 3, 1971," microfilm, SCA-USU 34 Thomson, Rich Memories, 297. 36 Utah Division of Water Resources...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 260–271.
Published: 01 April 2002
... 1947, topical series box 2 (Optima-Hardesty), Toby Morris Papers, Carl Albert Center, University of Oklahoma. 9 Ted R. Fisher, attorney for Canton Dam Project, to Toby Morris, 4 April 1949, topical series box 2, Morris Papers; Resolutions adopted by the Tri-State Chamber of Commerce, 8 November...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (3): 391–419.
Published: 01 July 2003
... mistakes in administering the 30 projects it created. A second phase of the bureau’s life began in the 1930s, with the "high dam era." From 1930 into the 1950s, the bureau’s mission became inconsistent as it strived to serve a new constituency, city dwellers and industries on the Pacific Coast, at the same...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 April 2004
... to be convinced that new practices were beneficial. The cooperation of SCS, ASCS, and other agencies facilitated the work of introducing new practices, such as disking, root plowing, seeding of new grasses, and range management practices. Farmers also benefited from new practices. Construction of Falcón Dam...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (4): 493–519.
Published: 01 October 2011
... and envisioned the Big Wichita River Valley as the “Irrigated Valley.” But the process of bringing dams and irrigation ditches to the Big Wichita River ignored knowledge of the river and local environment, which ultimately was key to making these complex systems work. The boosters faced serious ecological...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 154–171.
Published: 01 April 2002
... conservation leaders. Flood waters, now wasted, could, if harnessed, aid navigation, produce electric energy, and provide water for irri? gation and industrial use." Nevertheless, Congress did not authorize the first multiple-purpose water project until 1928, when it approved the construction of Boulder Dam...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 463–480.
Published: 01 April 2002
... was socially profitable is at issue, a question that has not been directly addressed in the literature. By far the largest reclamation project in the Pacific Northwest, the Colum? bia Basin Project, is the outstanding example of government assistance. For most other Columbia and Snake River dams, reclamation...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 208–219.
Published: 01 April 2002
... the Pacific Northwest in the postwar era. The region basked in the glow of the federal government's great energy projects on the Columbia River, especially the hydroelectric power generated at Bonneville and Grand Coulee dams, "the cheapest power on earth." Although the Northwest's new war-related aluminum...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 701–703.
Published: 01 July 2000
... in the era of big dams. The expenditure of huge capital outlays, hydroelectricity, and urban/agricultural water supplies fired the imaginations of western political leaders. Carl Hayden was no exception. Along with other western senators (Francis Newlands, Hiram Johnson, and Key Pittman, to name but a few...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 137–141.
Published: 01 April 2002
...: water quality, pollution, disease, and floods. Historically modern industrial society's response to the problems came in the form of "water projects." These projects could take a variety of shapes: dams and reservoirs, irrigation, flood control, drainage of swamp lands, water purification plants...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 311–340.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Gidwani, “The Unbearable Modernity of ‘Development’? Canal Irrigation and Development Planning in Western India,” Progress in Planning 58, no. 1 (July 2002): 1–80; Richard P. Tucker, “Containing Communism by Impounding Rivers: American Strategic Interests and the Global Spread of High Dams in the Early...
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Agricultural History (2004) 78 (2): 166–190.
Published: 01 April 2004
... communities, enumerating the people and recording detailed information regarding ag? riculture, livestock, and land use. However, it is only in recent history that the primary sustainer of the unique sense of community has been faith more than farm. Since the loss of the diversion dam in 1951 and subse? quent...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (1): 156–158.
Published: 01 January 2020
... irrigation with the first Aswan Dam in 1902. Her book offers a compelling plea in favor of widening the spectrum of historical subjects beyond the human. Through the analysis of a corpus of European and Egyptian diplomatic, capitalist, and scientific archives, The Lived Nile argues that the history...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 140–141.
Published: 01 January 2016
... seaport and supposedly unlock the agricultural wealth of the river s lower regions. The desire for navigational improvements was extended to the river s middle section in the twentieth century, where lock and dam structures were proposed to enable shipping. in addition, farmers, politicians, and engineers...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... It has been dammed, diverted, and divided to quench the thirst of its many users: recreationalists and power generators in Nevada and California, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, residents of the Truckee Mead? ows, farmers in western Nevada, and state and federal fish and wildlife agen? cies (Photo 3, 5, 6...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 630–632.
Published: 01 October 2018
... of fauna in a sound ecological setting neither solely man-made nor purely natural. The heart of the book analyzes the declining fortunes of both the environment and the farmers that the agrarian reform had meant to benefit. Chapters Two and Three concern the genesis of the high dam on the Nazas River...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 305–308.
Published: 01 April 2020
... is the second longest river in South America, and Blanc traces the development of the Itaipu Dam, at one time the largest hydroelectric dam in the world, which rests between Paraguay and Brazil. Construction of the dam and border disputes were initially resolved with a relatively simple Act of Iguacu which...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (3): 441–442.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Conservation Corps Indian Division; and the environmental politics surrounding the effort to dam the Missouri River (5 8, 47 56, 115 22, 179 86). Chapter Four provides the most balanced, non-polemical assessment of the 1930s Dust Bowl currently available and would serve well as assigned reading...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (2): 172–187.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Society. All rights reserved. Send requests for permission to reprint to: Rights and Permissions,Universityof CaliforniaPress,2000 CenterSt., Ste. 303, Berkeley,CA 94704-1223. 172 Irrigatingthe Mormon Heartland / 173 dam on City Creek and cut ditches to carry water to irrigate the newly plowed land. Work...