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Desert Visions and the Making of Phoenix, 1860-2009

By: Philip VanderMeer

Price: $22.01

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: February 2011

Seller ID: 42392

ISBN: 0826348912

Condition: Used - Good


Whether touted for its burgeoning economy, affordable housing, and pleasant living style, or criticized for being less like a city than a sprawling suburb, Phoenix, by all environmental logic, should not exist. Yet despite its extremely hot and dry climate and its remoteness, Phoenix has grown into a massive metropolitan area. This exhaustive study examines the history of how Phoenix came into being and how it has sustained itself, from its origins in the 1860s to its... View more info