The Los Angeles River : its life, death, and possible rebirth (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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The Los Angeles River : its life, death, and possible rebirth

Author: Blake Gumprecht
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Series: Creating the North American landscape.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Los Angeles River offers the first comprehensive account of a river that helped give birth to one of the world's great cities, significantly shaped its history, and promises to play a key role in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blake Gumprecht
ISBN: 0801866421 9780801866425
OCLC Number: 977736350
Awards: Winner of Association of American Geographers John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize 2000 (United States)
Description: xii, 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface to the Paperback Edition Introduction Chapter: 1 The River as It Once Was Chapter: 2 Sustenance for the Young Pueblo Chapter: 3 Draining the River Dry Chapter: 4 A Stream That Could Not Be Trusted Chapter: 5 Fifty-one Miles of Concrete Chapter: 6 Exhuming the River
Series Title: Creating the North American landscape.
Responsibility: Blake Gumprecht.

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Gumprecht modestly claims that his interest in the Los Angeles River 'has always been more in its past than in its future.' But we require the past he presents, like water in our desert, to make the Read more...

 
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