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Great river, wide land : the Rio Grande through history

Author: Armstrong Sperry
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Co., ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A regional survey of the great natural resource, the Rio Grande River and Valley, shared by New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. Describes its contribution to U.S. history, ecological and archeological importance, and role in the development of atomic science.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armstrong Sperry
OCLC Number: 1129043
Description: 216 pages : illustrations, folded map ; 22 cm
Contents: A river is born --
The desert lives --
Conquerors from Spain --
Indians, then and now --
Men called him Kit Carson --
Drums of war --
Blood, thunder and statehood --
The hill and the atom.
Responsibility: by Armstrong Sperry ; illustrated by the author.

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A regional survey of the great natural resource, the Rio Grande River and Valley, shared by New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. Describes its contribution to U.S. history, ecological and archeological importance, and role in the development of atomic science.

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