The Resource Power Lines : Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Power Lines : Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Label
Power Lines : Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest
Title
Power Lines
Title remainder
Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1940, Phoenix was a small, agricultural city of sixty-five thousand, and the Navajo Reservation was an open landscape of scattered sheepherders. Forty years later, Phoenix had blossomed into a metropolis of 1.5 million people and the territory of the Navajo Nation was home to two of the largest strip mines in the world. Five coal-burning power plants surrounded the reservation, generating electricity for export to Phoenix, Los Angeles, and other cities. Exploring the postwar developments of these two very different landscapes, Power Lines tells the story of the far-reaching environmental a
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
621.31
Index
index present
LC call number
TK1001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America
Label
Power Lines : Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Beyond the Crabgrass Frontier; PART I: FRAGMENTS; CHAPTER 1: A Region of Fragments; PART II: DEMAND; CHAPTER 2: The Valley of the Sun; CHAPTER 3: Turquoise and Turboprops; PART III: SUPPLY; CHAPTER 4: Modernizing the Navajo; CHAPTER 5: Integrating Geographies; PART IV: PROTEST; CHAPTER 6: The Living River; CHAPTER 7: A Piece of the Action; CONCLUSION: "Good Bye, Big Sky": Coal and Postwar America; Abbreviations of Sources and Collections; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn891445868
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (335 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852406
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt6vqfc9
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not applicable
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.b35174821
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891445868
  • jstor1400852404

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