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The desert and mountain ranges of southeastern Arizona are linked to some pivotal historical events: Coronado's search for the fabled wealth of Cibola; the raids by Chiricahua Indians led by Cochise and Geronimo; the seemingly endless cycle of mining booms and busts that resulted in fortunes made and lost; and border clashes during the Mexican Revolution. All these events are told with careful attention to fresh details. In addition, this volume offers a history of the upland region centered on control and use of the land, including chapters on mining, logging, ranching, farming, and tourism.
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John P. Wilson, a professional consultant in historical and archaeological research, is the author of several books on southwestern topics.
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Book Description University of New Mexico Press, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Foreword by Patricia M. Spoerl. The human history of these upland areas from the 1530s to the 1930s is told. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Language: eng. Seller Inventory # 001315
Book Description Univ of New Mexico Pr, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110826316158
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0826316158
Book Description Univ of New Mexico Pr, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0826316158