Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Reclaiming the Arid West the Career of Francis G. Newlands

by William D. Rowley

Reclaiming the Arid West The Career of Francis G. Newlands cover
  • ISBN: 9780253330024
  • ISBN10: 0253330025

Reclaiming the Arid West the Career of Francis G. Newlands

by William D. Rowley

  • List Price: $29.95
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 03/01/1996
  • ISBN: 9780253330024
  • ISBN10: 0253330025
used Add to Cart $15.75
You save: 47%
Marketplace Item
Description: Widely noted for his role in the passage of the National Reclamation Act of 1902, Francis G. Newlands of Nevada was a champion of the growth of federal power in the modernization of America. One of the few liberal national Democrats at the beginning of the twentieth century, he is known as a key architect of the modern regulatory state. Newlands worked to irrigate the Nevada desert and other arid western states with nationally funded reclamation and dam-building projects. As a leading western Progressive, he supported national planning for the utilization of all the nation's water resources, the Progressive conservation cause espoused by Republican Theodore Roosevelt, and the supervision of private corporations by an enlarged and more powerful federal government. Yet he opposed Progressives on many issues, voicing suspicions about centralized banking, defending the right of private corporations to fair treatment by public regulatory agencies, even advocating the denial of suffrage to African Americans through the repeal of the Fifteenth Amendment. William Rowley's biography reveals a complicated and sophisticated man who successfully lived a dual political life under a cloud of personal and public scandal. It is a fascinating story of American politics in a time of immense national change.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Autumn's Books
Location: Bland, VA
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
Book Very Good in Good jacket Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Tight binding, good hinges, clean text. Almost like new.
Price:
$15.75
Comments:
Book Very Good in Good jacket Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Tight binding, good hinges, clean text. Almost like new.
Seller: Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Condition: Very Good
0253330025 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear-NICE.
Price:
$19.52
Comments:
0253330025 Crisp, clean, unread book with some shelfwear-NICE.
Seller: Bookmans
Location: Tucson, AZ
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Satisfaction 100% guaranteed.
Price:
$19.52
Comments:
Satisfaction 100% guaranteed.
Seller: Orrin Schwab - BOOKS
Location: Providence, UT
Condition: Very Good
0253330025. Very good condition, both book and dust jacket.; 9.30 X 6.38 X 0.89 inches; 216 pages.
Price:
$19.68
Comments:
0253330025. Very good condition, both book and dust jacket.; 9.30 X 6.38 X 0.89 inches; 216 pages.
Seller: Friends of the Phoenix Library
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
This is a former library book with library stickers and stamps. 100% of this purchase will support literacy programs through a nonprofit organization!
Price:
$20.87
Comments:
This is a former library book with library stickers and stamps. 100% of this purchase will support literacy programs through a nonprofit organization!
Seller: The Book Faerie
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Condition: Very Good
Book Hardcover. Near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom outside of
[...]
Price:
$22.50
Comments:
Book Hardcover. Near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom outside of
[...]
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$27.68
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: One Stop Shop Bookstore
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$62.40
Comments:
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).