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Owens Valley Revisited

A Reassessment of the West"s First Great Water Transfer

by Gary Libecap

  • 252 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Stanford Economics and Finance .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Water supply & treatment,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Business/Economics,
  • California,
  • Economics - General,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • Water Supply,
  • Business & Economics / Economics / General,
  • History,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Los Angeles,
  • Owens Valley,
  • Water transfer,
  • Water-supply,
  • West (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7930116M
    ISBN 100804753806
    ISBN 109780804753807

    “A California classic California, it should be remembered, was very much the wild west, having to wait until before it could force its way into statehood. so what tamed it? Mr. Starr’s answer is a combination of great men, great ideas and great projects.”—The EconomistFrom the age of exploration to the age of Arnold, the Golden State’s premier historian distills the entire 4/5(3).   This video is about paragliding flying in Owens valley, eastern Sierra Nevada in California. Morning chat morph into full on action launching from Walt's point, doing wingovers over Mount Whitney.

    North Mojave Desert Owens Valley Also including Inyo Cerro Gordo and the Bristlecone Pine Forst km (84 mi) long Description: Bound on the east by the Inyo Mountains, on the southeast by the Coso Range, on the south by Rose Valley, on the west by the Sierra Nevada, and on the north by Chalfant Valley. Laws Railroad Museum - Laws, CA The Hawthorne, of the Carson & Colorado Railroad - Built in to tap an expected flood of silver from mines near Owens Valley, the Carson & Colorado narrow gauge ran the length of the valley, crossed Montgomery Pass, and connected with the Virginia & Truckee near Carson City.

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Owens Valley Revisited by Gary Libecap Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Scholars of the Los Angeles-Owens Valley controversy will be most interested in the revisionist approach of Gary D. Libecap's Owens Valley Revisited The book does provide a chronology and a solid bibliography as well as several maps, graphs, and tables that students of this story will find useful." (Randal Beeman Southern California Cited by: "Scholars of the Los Angeles-Owens Valley controversy will be most interested in the revisionist approach of Gary D.

Libecap's Owens Valley Revisited The book does provide a chronology and a solid bibliography as well as several maps, graphs, and. Owens Valley Revisited book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

In the contemporary West, pressures to more effectively reallocate /5. Gary D. Libecap, Owens Valley Revisited: A Reassessment of the West’s First Great Water Transfer.

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, vii + pp. $65 (cloth), ISBN: Reviewed for by Mark Kanazawa, Department of. The California water wars were a series of political conflicts between the city of Los Angeles and farmers and ranchers in the Owens Valley of Eastern California over water rights.

As Los Angeles expanded during the late 19th century, it began outgrowing its water supply. Fred Eaton, mayor of Los Angeles, realized that water could flow from Owens Valley to Los Angeles via an aqueduct. A century ago, agents from Los Angeles converged on the Owens Valley on a secret mission.

They figured out who owned water rights in the lush valley and began quietly purchasing land, posing as. Owens Valley revisited: a reassessment of the West's first great water transfer. A reexamination of Owens Valley and Western water --The Owens Valley syndrome --The history of the Owens Valley-to-Los Angeles water and land exchange --The bargaining costs of land and water rights exchanges in Book\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library.

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Myths of the Owens Valley Paiute by Julian H. Steward (, Hardcover) Brand New. $ Buy It Now. Plans for a U.S. reclamation project in the Owens Valley are abandoned. Construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct is commenced. LADWP completes aqueduct and begins the export of water from the Owens Valley to Los Angeles by diverting the water from 62 miles of the Owens River.

The capacity of the aqueduct is approximately cfs. Owens Valley landowners fared well in their land and water sales, earning more than if they had stayed in agriculture. In another sense, however, "theft" did occur. The water was not literally stolen, but there was a sharp imbalance in gains from the trade- Brand: Gary D Libecap.

Owens Valley Revisited contains a brief introductory chapter explaining the various permutations of water law and how these laws were adapted to the unique situation here in California.

The author then devotes an entire chapter to the many interpretations of Owens Valley Revisited is an extremely brief book given the scope of the topic, and. Book: Owens Valley revisited: a reassessment of the West's first great water transfer + pp.

Abstract: This book contains nine chapters reexamining the infamous Owens Valley-to-Los Angeles water transfer and the negotiations between valley farmers and representatives of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Cited by: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Owens Valley Revisited: A Reassessment of the West's First Great Water Transfer at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

His book, Owens Valley Revisited: A Reassessment of the West's First Great Water Transfer, belongs on the shelf of any water resources economist, as well as on the shelves of historians seeking multiple perspectives on the economic evolution of the American West.

In a thin, page, but well-documented volume, interesting stories emerge. The Owens River is a river in eastern California in the United States, approximately miles ( km) long.

It drains into and through the Owens Valley, an arid basin between the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada and the western faces of the Inyo and White river terminates at the endorheic Owens Lake south of Lone Pine, at the bottom of a 2, sq mi Mouth: Owens Lake.

Owens Valley Committee. K likes. The Owens Valley Committee is a non-profit citizen action group dedicated to protecting the natural resources of the 5/5. Gary Libecap, Hoover research fellow and cochair of the John and Jean De Nault Task Force on Property Rights, Freedom, and Prosperity, had written about the project in his book Owens Valley Revisited: A Reassessment of the West's First Great Water Transfer.

Barringer, in her article, quotes Libecap: “The Owens Valley history is important. OVCDC is a tribal consortium and operates under a governing board, The Owens Valley Board of Trustees.

The OVBT is made up of seven elected officials of the Owens Valley which consists of five Bishop Paiute Tribe Trustees, one elected trustee representing Big Pine Paiute Tribe and one elected trustee representing Lone Pine Paiute Tribe.

A century ago, Los Angeles did just that in the Owens Valley, a mile-long, U-shaped cul-de-sac on the east side of the snow-capped Sierra, a place. Owens Valley Revisited: A Reassessment of the West's First Great Water Transfer.

By Gary D. Libecap. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, Author: Matthew E. Kahn. An alternative perspective is cogently summarized in this book by Gary D. Libecap, a fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution who argues that the Owens Valley deal was the first major instance of water markets’ effectively working.

He casts it as a farm-to-urban transfer in which the farmers got fair value for the water.Thanks to Owens Valley water, the city had grown frompeople in to more than 2, byand land values climbed in the semi-arid San Fernando Valley just north of Los Angeles. The water from Owens Valley was transported via the Los Angeles Aqueduct.1.

The telling in words and pictures of one of the Eastern Sierra's most incredible mule packing outfits - Mt. Whitney Pack Trains which operated out of Lone Pine, CA from the s through the early s. 2. The history of Owens Valley towns, pioneering families, and individual people who made Owens Valley what it is today.