By Lawrence Clark Powell
With the polished sort that characterizes all his works, Dr. Lawrence Clark Powell portrays Arizona in a manner that would enthrall readers in any country, concluding with acceptance that, just like the historical Indians and Spaniards, "We too carry the land in short tenancy."
"O yes," acknowledged Senator Wade of Ohio, "I have heard of that country--it is rather like hell."
Such used to be the response to Arizona Territory of the nineteenth-century politicians who adverse making it a country 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 few land of cowboys and Indians have yielded to visions of pools, golfing classes, and desolate tract sunsets. writer Lawrence Clark Powell probes deeper to a nobler Arizona of dramatic historical past and human achievement.
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