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Colorado : a history of the Centennial State

Author: Carl Abbott; Stephen J Leonard; Thomas J Noel
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : University Press of Colorado, [2013]. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : Fifth EditionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Abbott; Stephen J Leonard; Thomas J Noel
ISBN: 9781607322269 1607322269 1607322277 9781607322276
OCLC Number: 827120027
Description: xvi, 575 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Mountains and plains --
The first Coloradans --
New Mexico's northern frontier --
The Pikes Peak gold rush --
The era of the booster --
"Exterminate them!" : natives 1850s-90s --
Interlude: Coloradans in 1876 --
The bonanza years --
The businessman's state --
A generation of industrial warfare --
Farming and ranching in the American desert --
Women in politics and society --
A diverse people --
Scenery, health, and tourism --
Denver and the reform crusade --
Interlude: Coloradans in 1917 --
The 1920s --
The Great Depression --
World War II --
Postwar boom --
Postwar politics and other diversions --
Troubled times --
Environmental challenges --
Economic peaks and valleys --
Sports --
Cultural and political wars --
Colroado chronology --
Colorado biographies --
Colorado officials --
Colorado population and economic statistics --
Colorado facts and symbols.
Responsibility: Carl Abbott, Stephen J. Leonard, Thomas J. Noel.
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