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Damming the Colorado : the Rise of the Lower Colorado River Authority, 1933-1939 / by John A. Adams, Jr.

Adams, John A. (1951-)

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ISBN 10: 0890964262 / ISBN 13: 9780890964262
Published by College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 1990
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An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 161 pages; Description: xvii, 161 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. [142]-155) and index. Subjects: Lower Colorado River Authority --History. Water resources development --Texas --Colorado River Region --History. Floods --Texas --Colorado River Region --History. Series: The Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University ; no. 35 Hardback Kg. 161 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 166380

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Title: Damming the Colorado : the Rise of the Lower...

Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Chronicles the array of conflicts and compromises that led to the formation of the Lower Colorado River Authority, Texas' little TVA. Illustrations document the before shots of the river in flood and the construction of the massive dams along the river. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portl

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For ten years, JOHN A. ADAMS, JR., lived and worked in Laredo, where he served as executive director and CEO of the Laredo Development Foundation. He now resides in Florida. He earned a Ph.D. in history from Texas A&M University.

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