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Frontier in transition [electronic resource] : a history of southwestern Colorado / by Paul M. O'Rourke
Bib ID 4670968
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
O'Rourke, Paul M
 
Online Access
Description Denver, Colo. : Bureau of Land Management, Colorado State Office, 1980 
ii, 202 p. : ill., digital, PDF file ; 28 cm. 
Series

Cultural resources series (United States. Bureau of Land Management. Colorado State Office) ; no. 10.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Internet from the BLM web site. Address as of 07/13/09: http://www.blm.gov/heritage/adventures/research/StatePages/PDFs/Colorado/colorado%5F10.pdf ; current access is available via PURL. 

Full contents
  • The natural setting and its relation to historic development
  • The ancient ones
  • Exploration and the fur trade
  • The great reconnaissance and the rediscovery of the Southwest
  • The Utes in southwestern Colorado : a confrontation of cultures
  • Early mining and transportation in southwestern Colorado
  • The permanent settlement of southwestern Colorado
  • Transportation and mining, 1881-1920
  • Ranching and agriculture : the economic diversification of southwestern Colorado
  • Southwestern Colorado in the modern era.
 
Notes

Title from PDF title page (viewed on 04/29/2008).

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-202).

Subjects Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado.  |  Colorado -- History, Local.
Other authors/contributors United States. Bureau of Land Management. Colorado State Office
Govt. Doc. Number I 53.22:10 

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