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Author Billington, David P., 1927-2018.
Title Big dams of the New Deal era : a confluence of engineering and politics / David P. Billington and Donald C. Jackson.
Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2006]
©2006

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TC556 .B55 2006    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TC556 .B55 2006    AVAILABLE  
Author Billington, David P., 1927-2018.
Subject United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
Dams -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Water resources development -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Jackson, Donald C. (Donald Conrad), 1953-
Description xiv, 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-355) and index.
Contents Origins and early years of the U.S. reclamation service: the massive and structural traditions of dam design -- The Corps of engineers and early multipurpose projects: Wilson and Tygart dams -- The Colorado river: Boulder canyon project and Hoover Dam -- The Columbia River control plan: Bonneville and Grand Coulee Dams -- Earth dams on the Missouri River: Fort Peck Dam, the Pick-Sloan plan, and Garrison Dam -- California's central valley project: Shasta and Friant dams.
ISBN 0806137959 (alk. paper)
9780806137957 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 64625064
Table of Contents
1Origins and early years of the U.S. reclamation service : the massive and structural traditions of dam design13
2The corps of engineers and early multipurpose projects : Wilson and Tygart dams71
3The Colorado River : Boulder Canyon Project and Hoover Dam102
4The Columbia River Control Plan : Bonneville and Grand Coulee dams152
5Earth dams on the Missouri River : Fort Peck Dam, the Pick-Sloan Plan, and Garrison Dam200
6California's Central Valley Project : Shasta and Friant dams253


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