9780870818004

Colorado : A History of the Centennial State

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  • ISBN13:

    9780870818004

  • ISBN10:

    0870818007

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-08-01
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Colorado
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Summary

Updated to include the last thirty years, the new edition offers increased focus on the history of women and minorities, more analysis of economics, politics and the environment and dozens of new photographs.

Table of Contents

List of Maps vii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xiii
1 Mountains and Plains
1(9)
2 The First Coloradans
10(14)
3 New Mexico's Northern Frontier
24(19)
4 The Pikes Peak Gold Rush
43(21)
5 The Era of the Booster
64(20)
Interlude: Coloradans in 1876 84(92)
6 The Bonanza Years
91(19)
7 The Businessman's State
110(25)
8 A Generation of Industrial Warfare
135(19)
9 Farming and Ranching in the American Desert
154(22)
10 Women in Politics and Society 176(16)
11 A Diverse People 192(28)
12 Scenery, Health, and Tourism 220(20)
13 Denver: The Rocky Mountain Metropolis 240(18)
Interlude: Coloradans in 1917 258(7)
14 The 1920's 265(15)
15 The Great Depression 280(17)
16 World War II 297(15)
17 Postwar Boom 312(14)
18 Postwar Politics and Other Diversions 326(21)
19 Troubled Times 347(20)
20 Measuring the Limits of Growth 367(25)
21 Economic Peaks and Valleys 392(28)
22 Cultural and Political Wars 420(18)
Colorado Chronology 438(7)
Colorado Biographies 445(17)
Colorado Officials 462(4)
Colorado Facts and Symbols 466(2)
Colorado Population and Economic Statistics 468(4)
Notes 472(32)
Books for Further Reading 504(24)
Index 528

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