Rocky Mountain Boom Town

A History of Durango, Colorado

by Duane A. Smith

"This Durango book is a model of local history. . . . Non-Durangoan readers and those wanting a nice case study of a middle-sized town should find this handsome, generously illustrated book rewarding."
—Tom Noel, Rocky Mountain News

"Smith has a good 'historical' style, for one thing. He's obviously done a tremendous amount of research and he works in countless details—but smoothly and entertainingly. His is a dry understated humor. He makes Durango exciting without sensationalizing it."
—The Sunday Oklahoman

 

Duane A. Smith is a professor of history at Fort Lewis College in Durango, and is the author or coauthor of more than fifty books on Colorado and the West. He also serves as chair of the Durango Parks and Forestry Board and on the Anima School House Museum Board.

Imprint: University Press of Colorado

Book Details

  • Paperback Price: $23.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-87081-257-6
  • Publication Year: 1992
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: by Duane A. Smith
  • ECommerce Code: 978-0-87081-257-6