It Happened in Arizona, 2nd: Remarkable Events That Shaped History

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From the thirteenth-century creation of the Hohokam’s irrigation canals to the incredible building of the Hoover Dam in the twentieth century, It Happened in Arizona takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of thirty-six compelling episodes from the vibrant history of the Grand Canyon State. Join the dozen Spanish conquistadors who happened upon the Grand Canyon in 1540, but didn’t manage to get too far down. Learn the true stories of the Gunfight at the OK Corral, the valor of the Buffalo soldiers, and the ...
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Overview

From the thirteenth-century creation of the Hohokam’s irrigation canals to the incredible building of the Hoover Dam in the twentieth century, It Happened in Arizona takes you on a behind-the-scenes tour of thirty-six compelling episodes from the vibrant history of the Grand Canyon State. Join the dozen Spanish conquistadors who happened upon the Grand Canyon in 1540, but didn’t manage to get too far down. Learn the true stories of the Gunfight at the OK Corral, the valor of the Buffalo soldiers, and the inglorious death of Geronimo. Recall the largest and most destructive conflagration in Arizona’s history, the Rodeo-Chediski Fire of 2002.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762754205
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/10/2009
  • Series: It Happened In Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,403,248
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 6.06 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Crutchfield is a popular Western historian and the author of numerous books, including It Happened in Texas and It Happened in Washington (both Globe Pequot Press).
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