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Uniting mountain & plain : cities, law, and environmental change along the front range

Author: Kathleen A Brosnan
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"By linking widely separated ecosystems in the urban-based economy of the Front Range, Brosnan notes, entrepreneurs created irrevocable environmental change and restructured the relations of the region's inhabitants with the land and with each other. Hispanic and Native American people who had lived in Colorado since long before the gold rush found themselves marginalized or displaced, foreshadowing the subsequent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brosnan, Kathleen A., 1960-
Uniting mountain & plain.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002007567
(OCoLC)50006489
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen A Brosnan
ISBN: 9780826323538 0826323537 6613947563 9786613947567 1283635119 9781283635110
OCLC Number: 774403996
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Chicago.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Holding the purse strings : Denver emerges --
Vanquishing the Indians : Denver clears the plains --
Taming the desert : Denver turns to agriculture --
Creating a valuable niche : Colorado Springs and the tourist trade --
Forging steel : Pueblo's incomplete challenge --
Mastering nature : reality and illusion.
Other Titles: Uniting mountain and plain
Responsibility: Kathleen A. Brosnan.
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