The City and the Saloon: Denver, 1858-1916

The City and the Saloon: Denver, 1858-1916

by Thomas J Noel

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Overview

During Denver's wild ride from frontier mining town to twentieth-century metropolis, the city's saloons, like those of many other western frontier towns, played a vital role in the development of the city. Now with a new preface, Tom Noel's classic study, The City and the Saloon, is a liquid history of how Denver's bars both shaped and reflected the Mile High City's birth and adolescence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870814266
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
Publication date: 12/15/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Thomas J. Noel, also known as "Dr. Colorado", teaches history at the University of Colorado at Denver where he is the director of Public History, Preservation & Colorado Studies, and is a columnist for the Denver Post. He has served as a Denver Landmark Commissioner and chair during the 1970s and 1980s and is a National Register Reviewer for Colorado. He is the author or coauthor of forty-one books on Colorado.

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