Colorado: A History of the Centennial State
University Press of Colorado, 2005 - History - 553 pages
Since 1976 newcomers and natives alike have learned about the rich history of the magnificent place they call home from Colorado: A History of the Centennial State. In this revised edition, co-authors Carl Abbott, Stephen J. Leonard, and Thomas J. Noel incorporate more than a decade of new events, findings, and insights about Colorado in an accessible volume that general readers and students will enjoy.
The new edition tells of conflicts, new alliances, and changing ways of life as Hispanic, European, and African American settlers flooded into a region that was already home to Native Americans. Providing balanced coverage of the entire state's history - from Grand Junction to Lamar and from Trinidad to Craig - the authors also reveal how Denver and its surrounding communities developed and gained influence.
While continuing to elucidate the significant impact of mining, agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism on Colorado, this new edition broadens its coverage. The authors expand their discussion of the twentieth century with several new chapters on the economy, politics, and cultural conflicts of recent years. In addition, they address changes in attitudes toward the natural environment as well as the contributions of women, Hispanics, African Americans, and Asian Americans to the state. Dozens of new illustrations, updated statistics, and an extensive bibliography of the most recent research on Colorado history enhance this edition.
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Review: Colorado: A History of the Centennial StateUser 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
Review: Colorado: A History of the Centennial StateUser Review - Cheryl Hicks - Goodreads
was good for a text book for history class i learned a lot Read full review
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