Info The diplomacy of water

October 27, 2009

Review of Water and the West: The Colorado River Compact and the Politics of Water in the American West (Second Edition) from High Country News – by Matt Jenkins

Now, Water and the West is back, in a second edition with a new preface and epilogue. Many good books on the topic have followed in its wake, but Water and the West remains the single most important source for understanding the origins of (and the seemingly incomprehensible political gyrations behind) the 1922 Colorado River Compact. Read more