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Across the northern frontier Spanish explorations in Colorado by Phil Carson

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Published by Johnson Books in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English



  • Colorado,
  • Southwest, New,
  • Spain


  • Explorers -- Colorado -- History.,
  • Explorers -- Spain -- History.,
  • Indians of North America -- Colorado -- First contact with Europeans.,
  • Indians, Treatment of -- Colorado -- History.,
  • Colorado -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.,
  • Colorado -- History -- To 1876.,
  • Southwest, New -- Civilization -- Spanish influences.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-241) and index.

StatementPhil Carson.
LC ClassificationsF780 .C37 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346258M
ISBN 101555662153, 1555662161
LC Control Number98005316

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