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

Power Lines : Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest, Andrew Needham

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Power Lines : Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest
Title
Power Lines
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Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest
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Andrew Needham
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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
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America
Power Lines : Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest, Andrew Needham
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Power Lines : Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest, Andrew Needham
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt6wpxx8
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Includes index
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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
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9781400852406
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