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Author Sauder, Robert A.

Title The Yuma Reclamation Project : irrigation, Indian allotment, and settlement along the lower Colorado River / Robert A. Sauder
Edition 1st ed
Published Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xix, 274 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents The final frontier -- Quechan land -- Early irrigation ventures -- The Yuma project -- Allotment -- Bard -- Yuma valley travails -- Distress and discontent -- Reclamation and retrospect -- Epilogue
Summary A history of the Yuma Reclamation Project, authorized in 1904, one of the first federal irrigation projects in the Western United States, which exemplified the range of difficulties associated with settling the arid West, including Indian lands
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-262) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Yuma Project (U.S.)
Yuma Project (U.S.)
Reclamation of land -- Arizona -- Yuma Valley -- History -- 20th century
Irrigation -- Arizona -- Yuma Valley -- History -- 20th century
Indian allotments -- Arizona -- Yuma Valley -- History -- 20th century
Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Yuma Valley -- History -- 20th century
Land settlement -- Arizona -- Yuma Valley -- History -- 20th century
Irrigation -- Political aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century
NATURE -- Natural Resources.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business.
Indian allotments
Indians of North America
Irrigation -- Political aspects
Land settlement
Reclamation of land
Yuma Valley (Ariz.) -- History -- 20th century
Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- History -- 20th century
Yuma Valley (Ariz.) -- Environmental conditions
Colorado River Valley (Colo.-Mexico) -- Environmental conditions
Arizona -- Yuma Valley
North America -- Colorado River Valley
West United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009015671
ISBN 9780874178012