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$7.50, Cloth, $3.95, Paper, 448 pages, 1971

Dams and Other Disasters: A Century of the Army Corps of Engineers in Civil Works, Arthur E. Morgan 
  • Reveals a century of mismanagement of billions of dollars in civil “improvement” projects
  • Communities (and even cultures) destroyed
  • Ecological balances upset
  • Progress by others belligerently opposed
  • Presidential policy thwarted
  • History neatly rewritten to make the disasters look like triumphs of public service


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"...Morgan effectively lambasts the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a myopic, archaic, negligent, and insensitive institution which strives to maintain a tradition of accomplishment no mater what the costs and mindless of the consequences..."-The Journal of Environmental Education

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