Crossing The Next Meridian

Author: Charles F. Wilkinson
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 159726914X
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In Crossing the Next Meridian, Charles F. Wilkinson, an expert on federal public lands, Native American issues, and the West's arcane water laws explains some of the core problems facing the American West now and in the years to come.

Bird On Fire

Author: Andrew Ross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199912297
Size: 63.70 MB
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See also Sarah F. Bates, David H. Getches, Lawrence MacDonnell, and Charles
F. Wilkinson, Searching Out the Headwaters: Change and Rediscovery in
Western Water Policy (Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1993); Charles Wilkinson,
Crossing the Next Meridian: Land, Water, and the Future of the West (Washington
, D.C.: Island Press; 1993); Marc Reisner and Sarah Bates, Overtapped Oasis:
Reform or Revolution for Western Water ((Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1990);
and ...

Preserving Western History

Author: Andrew Gulliford
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 9780826333100
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Public histotians need to help Westerners, especially the thousands of new
retirees who have moved to the intermountain West, to understand the historical
contexts for a host of pressing environmental issues. Two useful books include
Charles Wilkinson's Crossing the Next Meridian: Land, Water and the Future of
the West and James E. Sherow, ed., A Sense of the American West: An
Environmental History Anthology, which is a reader on Western environmental
history. See also Hal ...


Author: Lincoln Bramwell
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295805587
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See Walter Prescott Webb, The Great Plains (New York: Ginn, 1931); W. Eugene
Hollon, The Great American Desert (New York: Oxford University Press, 1966);
Donald Worster, Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity, and the Growth of the American
West (New York: Oxford University Press, 1985); Marc Reisner, Cadillac Desert:
The American West and Its Disappearing Water (New York: Viking Penguin, 1986
); Donald J. Pisani, To Reclaim a Divided West: Water, Law, and Public Policy, ...

The People Are Dancing Again

Author: Charles Wilkinson
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295802014
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... Time and the Law: Native Societies in a Modern Constitutional Democracy (
Yale, 1987); The American West: A Narrative Bibliography and a Study in
Regionalism (Colorado, 1989); The Eagle Bird: Mapping a New West (Pantheon,
1992); Crossing the Next Meridian: Land, Water, and the Future of the West (
Island, 1992); Messages from Frank's Landing: Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian
Way (Washington, 1999); and Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations
(W. W. Norton, ...

Who Controls Public Lands

Author: Christopher McGrory Klyza
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807862533
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Wilderness (Summer 1986): 2. “Wilderness Watch: Grazing Subsidy Survives.”
Wilderness (Spring 1986): 4. Wilkinson, Charles F. Crossing the Next Meridian:
Land, Water, and the Future of the West. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1992.
Williamson, Lonnie. “A Range Is a Terrible Thing to Waste.” Outdoor Life (October
1985): 30–33. —. “Where the Grass Is Greenest.” Outdoor Life (February 1985):
30–31. Wilson, James Q. Bureaucracy: What American Government Agencies Do
and ...

On Private Property

Author: Eric T. Freyfogle
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 9780807044162
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On Private Property probes private ownership as a legal and social institution and offers new ideas on how we can adequately protect private rights while getting landowners to treat their property responsibly.

America S Public Lands

Author: Randall K. Wilson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 144220799X
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We have explored the public land system from acquisition, to disposal, to
conservation, and then considered individual land unit types in terms of defining
characteristics, key turning points, and management challenges. ... MAPPING
CONCEPTUAL CONTINUITIES In his influential book, Crossing the Next
Meridian, law professor Charles Wilkinson argued that twentieth-century
environmental politics in the American West remained hobbled by nineteenth-
century laws and regulations.

Away Out Over Everything

Author: Mary Peck
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804750335
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Peck's approach is less to document the land than to experience herself as part of its living systems. Her exquisite photographs are the artist's attempt to share that process. Tim McNulty"