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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.
Imprint Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2009.
Edition 1st ed.

Author Sauder, Robert A.
Subject 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.
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.
Irrigation -- Political aspects -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 274 pages) : illustrations, maps
Edition 1st ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-262) and index.
Note Print version record.
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.
Note English.
ISBN 9780874178012 (electronic bk.)
0874178010 (electronic bk.)
9780874177831
0874177839 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 489215059
Additional Format Print version: Sauder, Robert A. Yuma Reclamation Project. 1st ed. Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2009 9780874177831 (DLC) 2009015671 (OCoLC)319689901



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