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Reisner, Marc

Overview
Works: 41 works in 66 publications in 3 languages and 3,232 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Author, Other, Speaker
Classifications: HD1739.A17, 333.9100978
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Most widely held works by Marc Reisner
A dangerous place : California's unsettling fate by Marc Reisner( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In A Dangerous Place, Marc Reisner leads us through California's improbable history and rise from a largely desert land to the most populated state in the nation, fueled by an economic engine more productive than all of Africa. Reisner believes that the achievement of this, the last great desert civilization, hinges on California's denial of its own inescapable fate. Both the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas sit astride two of the most violently seismic zones on the planet. The earthquakes that have already rocked California were, according to Reisner, mere prologues to a future cataclysm that will result in destruction of such magnitude that the only recourse will be to rebuild from the ground up. Reisner concludes A Dangerous Place with a hypothetical but chillingly realistic description of such a disaster and its horrifying after effects."--Jacket
Game wars : the undercover pursuit of wildlife poachers by Marc Reisner( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overtapped oasis : reform or revolution for western water by Marc Reisner( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the value of water in the west, with brief overview of the history of dams and wild life, the law and water allocation for both use and waste, and ways to modernize water management
Water policy and farmland protection : a new approach to saving California's best agricultural lands : a discussion paper for American Farmland Trust by Marc Reisner( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadillac desert by Marc Reisner( Recording )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful story of the American west and the relentless struggle to control it's water resources
Cadillac Desert, Revised and Updated Edition : The American West and Its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner( Recording )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water. It is a tale of rivers diverted and dammed, of political corruptions and intrigue, of billion-dollar battles over water rights, of ecologic and economic disaster. In Cadillac Desert, Marc Reisner writes of the earliest settlers, lured by the promise of paradise, and of the ruthless tactics employed by Los Angeles politicians and business interests to ensure the city's growth. He documents the bitter rivalry between two government giants, the Bureau of Reclamation and the US Army Corps of Engineers, in the competition to transform the West.Based on more than a decade of research, Cadillac Desert is a stunning expose? and a dramatic, intriguing history of the creation of Eden--an Eden that may be only a mirage
Immobilienmakler online : der erfolgreiche Weg ins Internet : ein Leitfaden für den Praktiker in der Immobilienwirtschaft by Marc Reisner( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dangerous place : California's unsettling future by Marc Reisner( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Marc Reisner, May 04, 1993( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-year report by Natural Resources Defense Council( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabaku no kyaderakku : Amerika no mizu shigen kaihatsu( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadillac desert : the American West and its disappearing water by John J Ansbro( Book )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California's vanishing wetlands by Marc Reisner( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's newest old energy source : hydro power by Marc Reisner( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Freshwater : why dams are so devastating to nature by Marc Reisner( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Game wars : the adventures of an undercover wildlife agent by Marc Reisner( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cadillac desert Program 3, the mercy of nature( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fierce battles raged around the transformation of California's Central Valley from semiarid desert, where 300 Native American tribes thrived, into the most productive and environmentally altered agricultural region in history. Beginning in the 1920s, when small farms began pumping ground water, The mercy of nature illustrates the role presidents, governors, and giant agri-business companies have played in the ebb and flow of water. The program follows the recent trend in which water is diverted away from agriculture and toward cities and wildlife
Cadillac desert : the American West and its disappearing water by Marc Reisner( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This history of water rights in the American West focuses on the political corruption and intrigue, including the rivalry between the Bureau of Reclamation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Newly updated, this timely history of the struggle to discover and control water in the American West is a tale of rivers diverted and damned, political corruption and intrigue, billion-dollar battles over water rights, and economic and ecological disaster
Currywurst Alles, was man wissen muss by Marc Reisner( )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A dangerous place : California's unsettling fate
Alternative Names
Marc Reisner American environmentalist and writer

Marc Reisner saggista statunitense

Reisner, Marc P

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Overtapped oasis : reform or revolution for western waterA dangerous place : California's unsettling futureCadillac desert : the American West and its disappearing water