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The Species Accounts

Michael A. Patten, Guy McCaskie, and Philip Unitt

in Birds of the Salton Sea: Status, Biogeography, and Ecology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235939
eISBN:
9780520929449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235939.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Salton Sink essentially unites with the bed of historical Lake Cahuilla, which covers the area to a maximum elevation of approximately 15m above sea level. The Salton Sea includes all the Salton ... More


Desert and Swamp: The Conquest of Tropical Nature in the Progressive Era

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter charts how, into the early twentieth century, as agricultural development further altered the physical and social conditions of their states, promoters of California and Florida looked ... More


Pentecostal Origins in the Borderlands

Daniel Ramírez

in Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624068
eISBN:
9781469624082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624068.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Mexicans and Mexican Americans eagerly joined the Azusa Street Revival and soon thereafter carried a heterodox (non-Trinitarian) variant of Pentecostalism to border zones and agricultural valleys ... More


Oye Shelly: Migrant Longing, Courtship, and Gendered Identity

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

To explore the ways in which migrants negotiated longing, gender, intimacy, courtship, marriage, and identity across the U.S.-Mexico borderlands in the 1960s and 1970s, chapter 1 opens by examining ... More


The Triumph of Localism: The Rejection of National Water Planning in 1950

Sarah S. Elkind

in How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy: Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834893
eISBN:
9781469602707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869116_elkind.10
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses an editorial announcement that the Senate had finally passed the Boulder Canyon dam bill, in which the New York Times lamented that Congress had missed an opportunity to plan ... More


Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Miroslava Chávez-García

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing upon a personal collection of more than 300 letters exchanged between her parents and other family members across the U.S.-Mexico border, Miroslava Chávez-García recreates and gives meaning ... More


A Dios: Migration, Miscommunication, and Heartbreak

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 reveals that maintaining relationships between parents and children, though challenging, paled in comparison to the work needed to keep alive passionate romantic relationships between male ... More


The Canal at River’s End: Thirsty Arizona

William deBuys

in A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199778928
eISBN:
9780197563144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199778928.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

“ If you run the math,” says Brad Udall, “You sort of go, wow, Arizona, they may be totally out of their Central Arizona Project water.” Udall is referring to Arizona’s unenviable position as ... More


Federal Lands, Past and Present

Scott Lehmann

in Privatizing Public Lands

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195089721
eISBN:
9780197560587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195089721.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

How did the federal government end up with title to a quarter of the land in a nation with a long-standing distrust of government power, a corresponding faith in individual enterprise, and ... More


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