"Western Times and Water Wars" chronicles more than a hundred years of tumultuous events in the history of California's Owens Valley. From the pioneer conquest of the native inhabitants to the infamous destruction of the valley's agrarian economy by water-hungry Los Angeles, this legendary setting is a microcosm of the development of the American West.
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(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
University of California Press
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Author Biography - John Walton
John Walton is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of California, Davis.