Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Book) by Mark Fiege

Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Book) by Mark Fiege

"Pressestimmen 'Fiege suggests that, no matter how we try to alter the natural world, the unexpected consequences of our actions will always come back to haunt us.'--Choice Synopsis Irrigation came to the arid West in a wave of optimism about the power of water to make the desert bloom. Mark Fiege's fascinating and innovative study of irrigation in southern Idaho's Snake River valley describes a complex interplay of human and natural systems. Using vast quantities of labor, irrigators built dams, excavated canals, laid out farms, and brought millions of acres into cultivation. But at each step, nature rebounded and compromised the intended agricultural order. Th...

Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Book) by Mark Fiege

"Pressestimmen 'Fiege suggests that, no matter how we try to alter the natural world, the unexpected consequences of our actions will always come back to haunt us.'--Choice Synopsis Irrigation came to the arid West in a wave of optimism about the power of water to make the desert bloom. Mark Fiege's fascinating and innovative study of irrigation in southern Idaho's Snake River valley describes a complex interplay of human and natural systems. Using vast quantities of labor, irrigators built dams, excavated canals, laid out farms, and brought millions of acres into cultivation. But at each step, nature rebounded and compromised the intended agricultural order. The result was a new and richly textured landscape made of layer upon layer of...

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