Remembering Phoenix

Remembering Phoenix

by Eduardo Pagan
     
 

With the coming of the railroad in the late nineteenth century, the town of Phoenix in the Territory of Arizona would experience a rapid inflow of settlers who would call themselves Phoenicians and help to bring about Arizona statehood in 1912. In a selection of fine historic images from his best-selling book Historic Photos of Phoenix, Eduardo Obregón

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With the coming of the railroad in the late nineteenth century, the town of Phoenix in the Territory of Arizona would experience a rapid inflow of settlers who would call themselves Phoenicians and help to bring about Arizona statehood in 1912. In a selection of fine historic images from his best-selling book Historic Photos of Phoenix, Eduardo Obregón Pagán provides a revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Phoenix. More than a hundred images collected in Remembering Phoenix offer a remarkable glimpse into the history of this unique desert community, from its early days to the recent past. Published in vivid black-and-white, these images communicate the historic events and everyday life of two centuries of Americans building a unique and prosperous western American city. Remembering Phoenix is sure to captivate anyone curious about the city’s past, from the student of history to the local history buff.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596526549
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/07/2010
Series:
Remembering Series
Pages:
134
Sales rank:
1,360,108
Product dimensions:
11.04(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.40(d)

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