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- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 24.95
Bent's Fort was a landmark of the American frontier, a huge private fort on the upper Arkansas River in present southeastern Colorado. Established by the adventurers Charles and William Bent, it stood until 1849 as the center of the Indian trade of the central plains. David Lavender's chronicle of these men and their part in the opening of the West... more...
- Fulcrum Publishing 2006; US$ 15.95
... an account of Ouray County, Ridgway, and the unexpected and uninvited external forces that suddenly descended on a sleepy agricultural community where three generations of farmers and ranchers had tended to their crops and livestock through the rhythms of the seasons. Today, a new traffic light signals, "go" to new Hummer's and other fancy... more...
- Fulcrum Publishing 2005; US$ 15.95
A Kids Look at Colorado illustrates Colorado's unique past and exciting present. Phyllis Perry provides intriguing details on national parks and monuments, historic sites, ghost towns, selected cities, educational opportunities, economy, government, land, rivers, wildlife, trees and flowers, early explorers, mining, railroading, ranching, Native... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 21.95
In The Trail of Gold and Silver, historian Duane A. Smith details Colorado's mining saga - a story that stretches from the beginning of the gold and silver mining rush in the mid-nineteenth century into the twenty-first century. Gold and silver mining laid the foundation for Colorado's economy, and 1859 marked the beginning of a fever for these precious... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 23.95
Traditional accounts of Colorado's history often reflect an Anglocentric perspective that begins with the 1859 Pikes Peak Gold Rush and Colorado's establishment as a state in 1876. Enduring Legacies expands the study of Colorado's past and present by adopting a borderlands perspective that emphasizes the multiplicity of peoples who have inhabited... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 27.50
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... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 17.95
Bayou Salado is an engaging look at the history of a high cool valley in the Rocky Mountains. Now known as South Park, Bayou Salado once attracted Ute and Arapaho hunters as well as European and American explorers and trappers. Virginia McConnell Simmons's colorful accounts of some of the valley's more notable residents - such as Father Dyer, the... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2011; US$ 15.95
Denver turned 150 just a few years ago--not too shabby for a city so down on its luck in 1868 that Cheyenne boosters deemed it "too dead to bury." Still, most of the city's history is a recent memory: Denver's entire story spans just two human lifetimes. In Denver Inside and Out, eleven authors illustrate how pioneers built enduring educational, medical,... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 21.95
The American West of the 1930s and 1940s was still a place of prospectors, cowboys, ranchers, and mountaineers, one that demanded backbreaking, lonely, and dangerous work. Still, midcentury pioneers such as David Lavender remembered ?not the cold and the cruel fatigue, but rather the multitude of tiny things which in their sum make up the elemental... more...