A network to provide discussion of any and all water history issues, their relationship to current issues, and to disseminate/share information, including new books and sources.

Recent Content

Author: 
David S. Faldet
Reviewer: 
David J. Soll

Soll on Faldet, 'Oneota Flow: The Upper Iowa River and Its People'


David S. Faldet. Oneota Flow: The Upper Iowa River and Its People. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2009. xi + 238 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58729-780-9.

Reviewed by David J. Soll (Lafayette College)
Published on H-Water (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

Author: 
Frederick D. Gordon
Reviewer: 
T. Clay Arnold

Arnold on Gordon, 'Freshwater Resources and Interstate Cooperation: Strategies to Mitigate an Environmental Risk'


Frederick D. Gordon. Freshwater Resources and Interstate Cooperation: Strategies to Mitigate an Environmental Risk. Albany: SUNY Press, 2008. xii + 172 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-7635-2.

Reviewed by T. Clay Arnold (University of Central Arkansas)
Published on H-Water (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

Author: 
Steven P. Erie
Reviewer: 
Margaret A. Bickers

Bickers on Erie, 'Beyond Chinatown: The Metropolitan Water District, Growth, and the Environment in Southern California'


Steven P. Erie. Beyond Chinatown: The Metropolitan Water District, Growth, and the Environment in Southern California. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006. 384. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-5140-7.

Reviewed by Margaret A. Bickers (Kansas State University)
Published on H-Water (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

Author: 
Fredrik Segerfeldt
Reviewer: 
David Zetland

Zetland on Segerfeldt, 'Water for Sale: How Business and the Market Can Resolve the World's Water Crisis'


Fredrik Segerfeldt. Water for Sale: How Business and the Market Can Resolve the World's Water Crisis. Washington DC: Cato Institute, 2005. 160 pp. $12.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-930865-76-1.

Reviewed by David Zetland (University of California, Berkeley)
Published on H-Water (June, 2009)
Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

Author: 
Frank Chapelle
Reviewer: 
Philip Morgan

Morgan on Chapelle, 'Wellsprings: A Natural History of Bottled Spring Waters'


Frank Chapelle. Wellsprings: A Natural History of Bottled Spring Waters. Piscataway: Rutgers University Press, 2005. xvi + 279 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-3614-9.

Reviewed by Philip Morgan (Keele University)
Published on H-Water (June, 2009)
Commissioned by Justin M. Scott-Coe

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