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Coyote Valley

Deep History in the High Rockies

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$41.00 • £35.95 • €37.95

ISBN 9780674088573

Publication Date: 10/05/2015


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

25 halftones, 4 maps


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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Map: Rocky Mountain National Park and the North American West
  • Introduction: Coyote Creek
  • I. Native Peoples
    • 1. Emergence
    • 2. Endurance
    • 3. Dispossession
  • II. Settlers
    • 4. Miners
    • 5. Farmers
    • 6. Conservationists
  • III. Feds
    • 7. Common Ground
    • 8. Restoring the Valley Primeval
    • 9. The Tragedy of the Willows
  • Conclusion: Seeing the Forest and the Trees
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • Figures
      • The Toll Expedition
      • Winter scene
      • A glacial valley
      • “Scenes in the Life of a Trapper”
      • “Colorado—the Late Ute Outbreak and Massacre at the White River Agency”
      • Wanzits, or Antelope
      • A Nuche delegation to Denver
      • “Reducing the U.S. Army Again”
      • Lulu City
      • The Grand Ditch
      • “Harbison Ranch: Plowing in the Meadow”
      • The Harbison family
      • Enos Mills
      • Dedication of Rocky Mountain National Park
      • Early tourists at Lake Irene
      • “Planting Fish in Glacier Creek”
      • “Fall River Road at Big Drift”
      • “Fall River Road: Clearing for New Road”
      • The Grand Ditch “scar”
      • Dude ranch visions
      • Holzwarth Living History Museum
      • “Fishing in the Beaver Dams of the Colorado River”
      • Bull elk, Kawuneeche Valley
      • Bull moose, Kawuneeche Valley
      • Mountain pine beetle and elk herd
    • Maps
      • The Ice Age Valley
      • Settlement landscapes
      • Park expansion, 1930–2013

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