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Uniting Mountain and Plain
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Tracing the birth of Denver and its sister cities Colorado Springs and Pueblo, Uniting Mountain and Plain recounts an important chapter in the transformation of the United States from a nation of traditional agricultural communities to a modern, urban, industrial society.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Front matter
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  1. CONTENTS
  2. pp. vii-8
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. viii-ix
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  1. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. pp. 1-9
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  1. ONE. Holding the Purse Strings: Denver Emerges
  2. pp. 10-38
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  1. TWO. Vanquishing the Indians: Denver Clears the Plains
  2. pp. 39-63
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  1. THREE. Taming the Desert: Denver Turns to Agriculture
  2. pp. 64-90
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  1. FOUR. Creating a Valuable Niche: Colorado Springs and the Tourist Trade
  2. pp. 91-117
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  1. FIVE. Forging Steel: Pueblo’s Incomplete Challenge
  2. pp. 118-142
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  1. SIX. Mastering Nature: Reality and Illusion
  2. pp. 143-172
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  1. EPILOGUE: Losing Control
  2. pp. 173-197
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. p. 198
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  1. NOTES
  2. pp. 199-244
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 245-270
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  1. INDEX
  2. pp. 271-276
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