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Colorado Profiles

Men and Women Who Shaped the Centennial State

by John H. Monnett and Michael McCarthy

Paperback Price $29.95

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This popular volume presents the exciting history of Colorado through the lives of thirty-two of its most noteworthy citizens, both famous and obscure, who helped to shape Colorado as we know it today.

Among those featured are: Black Kettle, David Day, Anne Bassett, Lewis Price, Casimiro Barela, Josephine Roche, Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, and Enos Mills.


A native of Kansas City, John H. Monnett has long been intrigued with the Battle of Beecher Island. He first wrote about the Indian Wars when he was professor of history at Cochise County Community College in Arizona. He is professor emeritus of history at Metropolitan State University of Denver. This is his ninth book on the history of the American West. He lives in Lafayette, Colorado, with wife, Linda, and English bulldog, Cami.

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  • Paperback Price: $29.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-87081-439-6
  • Publication Year: 1996
  • Pages: 335
  • Illustrations: 29 b&w photos, 3 b&w illustrations
  • Discount Type: Short
  • Author: by John H. Monnett and Michael McCarthy
  • ECommerce Code: 978-0-87081-439-6
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