Water and the West (Paperback)

The Colorado River Compact and the Politics of Water in the American West

By Norris Hundley, Jr.

University of California Press, 9780520260115, 433pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2009

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Back in print for the first time in over ten years, this classic account of the numerous struggles—national, state, and local—that have occurred over western American water rights since the late 1800s is thoroughly expanded and updated to trace the continuing battles raging over the West's most valuable, and contentious, resource.

About the Author

Norris Hundley, Jr. is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, and author of many books on California, water rights, and the West.