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The conquest of arid America.

William Ellsworth Smythe

The conquest of arid America.

Introd. by Lawrence B. Lee.

by William Ellsworth Smythe

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation -- West, The,
  • Arid regions,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAmericana library
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 360 p. illus., ports. ;
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21333426M

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OCLC The conquest of arid America. book Description: xliii, The conquest of arid America. book illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm. Contents: Colonial expansion at home. Greatness by continental conquest ; The home-building instinct of the American people ; The better half of the United States ; The blessing of aridity ; The miracle of irrigation --Real utopias of the arid Mormon Commonwealth ; The Greeley Colony of Colorado.

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