Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1992.
First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 487 pp, with index, bibliography, notes. As new, in as-new jacket. "Beginning with the fights over water in the California gold fields, this volume carefully shows how for fifty years the West became a great laboratory in water management....This is a study in government, as well as the relationship betqween law and economic development."