By Lawrence Clark Powell
With the polished type that characterizes all his works, Dr. Lawrence Clark Powell portrays Arizona in a fashion that would enthrall readers in any nation, concluding with reputation that, just like the historic Indians and Spaniards, "We too carry the land in short tenancy."
"O yes," stated Senator Wade of Ohio, "I have heard of that country--it is rather like hell."
Such was once the response to Arizona Territory of the nineteenth-century politicians who hostile making it a nation and compelled it to attend for statehood nearly part a century. Now an contrary idea--Arizona as paradise--attracts travelers and the retired by means of the millions. Cliches a couple of land of cowboys and Indians have yielded to visions of pools, golfing classes, and barren region sunsets. writer Lawrence Clark Powell probes deeper to a nobler Arizona of dramatic historical past and human achievement.
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Arizona: A Bicentennial History by Lawrence Clark Powell