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Saving Lost Lives: Irrigation and the Ideology of Homemaking

Donald J. Pisani

in Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the 1902 Reclamation Act, which directed the national government to create irrigation projects in sixteen western territories and states. This Act was the first bold step of ... More


Uneasy Allies: The Reclamation Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs

Donald J. Pisani

in Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the shaky alliance between the Reclamation Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). It shows that irrigation was dubbed as a cure-all for the economic and social problems ... More


Constructing the Zuni Dam

William A. Dodge

in Black Rock: A Zuni Cultural Landscape and the Meaning of Place

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578069934
eISBN:
9781621031468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578069934.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the story of the construction of the Zuni Dam. It shows that the federal government’s decision to build the dam and adjacent town had a profound cultural and political impact on ... More


Modernizing Mountain Water: State, Industry, and Territory

Ismael Vaccaro

in Water, Place, and Equity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides a local political and economical context for the analysis of water policies by examining how social transformation progressed due to the issues that dealt with water. Certain ... More


Minarets and Pyramids

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Lane was of two minds when it came to an overall assessment of the pasha. He had seen just how heavily Muhammad Ali's yoke rested on the Egyptian people. His ears had been filled with complaints ... More


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