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Battlingthe inland sea

Robert Lloyd Kelley

Battlingthe inland sea

American political culture, public policy, and the Sacramento Valley, 1850-1986

by Robert Lloyd Kelley

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flood control -- Economic aspects -- California -- Sacramento River Valley.,
  • Sacramento River Valley (Calif.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Kelley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1676.U6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 395 p. :
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21490073M
    ISBN 100520064879

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