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Fixing Niagara Falls environment, energy, and engineers at the world's most famous waterfall

Author: Daniel Macfarlane; Graeme Wynn
Publisher: Vancouver UBC Press [2020]
Series: Nature, history, society
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harnessing Niagara: Developments up to the Twentieth Century -- Saving Niagara: Innovation and Change in the Early Twentieth Century -- Negotiating Niagara: Environmental Diplomacy and the 1950 Treaty -- Empowering Niagara: Diversions and Generating Stations -- Disguising Niagara: The Horseshoe Falls Waterscape -- Preserving Niagara: The American Falls Campaign.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Macfarlane, Daniel, 1979-
Fixing Niagara Falls
Vancouver : UBC Press, [2020]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Macfarlane; Graeme Wynn
ISBN: 9780774864220 0774864222
OCLC Number: 1241247218
Accession No: (DE-627)1750879816 (DE-599)KXP1750879816 (OCoLC)1241247218
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-290) and index.
Reproduction Notes: Issued also in electronic format.
Description: xxxii, 295 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: Iconic Falls, Contrived Landscapes, and Tantalizing OpportunitiesGraeme WynnIntroduction: Characterizing Niagara1 Harnessing Niagara: Developments up to the Twentieth Century2 Saving Niagara: Innovation and Change in the Early Twentieth Century3 Negotiating Niagara: Environmental Diplomacy and the 1950 Treaty4 Empowering Niagara: Diversions and Generating Stations5 Disguising Niagara: The Horseshoe Falls Waterscape6 Preserving Niagara: The American Falls CampaignConclusion: Fabricating NiagaraNotes; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Nature, history, society
Responsibility: Daniel Macfarlane ; foreword by Graeme Wynn.

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Long considered a natural wonder, the world's most famous waterfall is anything but. Fixing Niagara Falls reveals the engineering and politics behind the transformation of Niagara Falls.  Read more...

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Historians and general readers interested in the Falls and in issues connected with the associated technological and political background will appreciate this work. -- A.M. Strauss, Vanderbilt Read more...

 
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