The Rockies (A Regions of America book)

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The Rockies (A Regions of America book)

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Rating : 4.91 (714 Votes)
Asin : 0060125225
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 433 Pages
Publish Date : 0000-00-00
Language : English

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“As one of its earliest reviewers predicted, David Lavender’s The Rockies has indeed become the ‘standard’ work on the region.”—Denver Westerners Roundup

An informative history of the majestic Rocky Mountains Enhanced with an informative introduction by Duane A. Smith, The Rockies by David Lavender (Professor of History and Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College) is an informed and informative history of the majestic Rocky Mountains ranging from the gold strikes of 1859 to struggles that brought about law codes unique to the mountainous American West. An engaging presentation as much about the impact of humanity as it is about the mountain range itself, The Rockies is a welcome addition to American History Studies reading lists and academic library colle

Smith provides a new introduction to this Bison Books edition of The Rockies.. From the time of Coronado’s discovery to the era of modern ski resorts and sport climbing routes, adventurers have been lured irresistibly to the Rocky Mountains. Duane A. The real and fabled attractions of gold, silver, furs, lumber, and lead brought swarms of people into the mountains, eagerly seeking wealth. The Rockies is particularly revealing about the struggles which resulted in codes peculiar to the mountainous West. In this book distinguished writer David Lavender traces the colorful history of the Rockies, focusing on the period that began in 1859 with the first gold strikes. A get-rich-quick spirit pervaded the Rockies, leading to lawlessness, violence, vigilantism, and political expediency

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