Colorado: a history of the Centennial State

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University Press of Colorado, Aug 15, 2005 - History - 553 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Ken Petersen - Goodreads

A serious historical work, Colorado: A History of the Centennial State is nonetheless entertaining--at least to those of us who live among the landmarks, roads, cities, towns, and culture of the state. The book does well in highlighting the themes and movements of Colorado's past. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl Hicks - Goodreads

was good for a text book for history class i learned a lot Read full review

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Carl Abbott is the author of eight previous books, including "The New Urban America: Growth and Politics in Sunbelt Cities". He is a professor of urban studies and planning at Portland State University.

Stephen J. Leonard, chairperson of the History Department at Metropolitan State College of Denver, has authored several works on Colorado, including Trials and Triumphs, a pictorial history of the Great Depression, and Denver: Mining Camp to Metropolis, coauthored with Thomas J. Noel. His books and articles on Colorado have won a variety of awards.

Thomas J. Noel is a noted Colorado historian and author of several books on Colorado, including Denver: Mining Camp to Metropolis, coauthored with Stephen C. Leonard.

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