Border Oasis: Water and the Political Ecology of the Colorado River Delta, 1940-1975

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"Border Oasis tells how two very different nations developed the delta into an agricultural oasis at enormous environmental cost. Focusing on the years 1940 to 1975 - including the disastrous salinity crisis of the 1960s and 1970s - it combines Mexican, Native American, and U.S. perspectives to demonstrate that the political and diplomatic influences on the delta played as much a part in the region's transformation as did irrigation. Ward reveals how mistrust among political and economic participants has been fueled by ...

Border Oasis: Water and the Political Ecology of the Colorado River Delta, 1940-1975 2015, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816532056

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Border Oasis: Water and the Political Ecology of the Colorado River Delta, 1940-1975 2003, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816522231

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