Duane A. Smith

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Rocky Mountain Heartland

The University of Arizona Press

This is a lively history of three Rocky Mountain states in the twentieth century. With the sure hand of an experienced writer and the engaging voice of a veteran storyteller, the well-known historian Duane Smith recounts the major social, political, and economic events of the period with verve and zest. It is obvious that Smith is ...

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No One Ailing Except a Physician

Medicine in the Mining West, 1848-1919

University Press of Colorado

No One Ailing Except a Physician takes readers back to those free-wheeling days in the mining towns and the dark recesses of the mines themselves, a time when illness or injury was usually survived more due to sheer luck than the interventions of medicine.

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The Song of the Hammer and Drill

The Colorado San Juans, 1860-1914

University Press of Colorado

As one of the great mining regions of Colorado and the United States, the San Juan Mountains provide insight into the development of both the industry and the state. First published in 1982, Song of the Hammer and Drill, with the help of more than 100 historical photographs, traces the mining and urban history of the San Juans from 1860-1914 through the lives of the people who opened, settled, and developed the beautiful but rugged mineral-rich peaks of southwestern Colorado.

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The Trail of Gold and Silver

Mining in Colorado, 1859-2009

University Press of Colorado

In The Trail of Gold and Silver, historian Duane A. Smith details Colorado's mining saga - a story that stretches from the beginning of the gold and silver mining rush in the mid-nineteenth century into the twenty-first century.

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Silver Saga

The Story of Caribou, Colorado, Revised Edition

University Press of Colorado

Revised and updated, Duane A. Smith's classic study of this important silver mining town is back in print.

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San Juan Legacy

Life in the Mining Camps

University of New Mexico Press
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Colorado Goes to the Fair

World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893

University of New Mexico Press
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Colorado

The Highest State, Second Edition

University Press of Colorado

Chronicling the people, places, and events of the state's colorful history, Colorado: The Highest State is the story of how Colorado grew up. Through booms and busts in farming and ranching, mining and railroading, and water and oil, Colorado's past is a cycle of ups and downs as high as the state's peaks and as low as its canyons. The second edition is the result of a major revision, with updates on all material, two new chapters, and ninety new photos.

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San Juan Bonanza

Western Colorado's Mining Legacy

University of New Mexico Press
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