West Side Rising: How San Antonio's 1921 Flood Devastated a City and Sparked a Latino Environmental Justice Movement

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6.06 X 9.06 X 1.18 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author

Char Miller, formerly a professor of history at Trinity University, is the W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College. He is the author of the award-winning Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism, Deep in the Heart of San Antonio: Land and Life in South Texas, and Public Lands/Public Debates: A Century of Controversy, as well as the editor of On the Border: An Environmental History of San Antonio and Fifty Years of the Texas Observer. His most recent books for Trinity University Press are Not So Golden State: Sustainability vs. the California Dream and On the Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwest. Miller is a frequent contributor to print, electronic, and social media.
Julián Castro, a lawyer and politician from San Antonio, Texas, launched his public service career in 2001, becoming the youngest councilman in the city's history. He served as mayor from 2009 to 2014, and as US secretary of housing and urban development from 2014 to 2017. He is the author of An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream.