Mining the American West

Duane A. Smith (Fort Lewis College), Robert A. Trennert (Arizona State University), and Liping Zhu (Eastern Washington University), General Editors

The Mining in the American West series presents notable titles in the field of mining history. Defined broadly, this includes works about mining communities, people, technology, mines, districts, and whatever else might touch upon mining from the arrival of the Spanish through the twentieth century.

All proposals for the Mining in the American West series must deal in a substantial way with the history of mining in the American West, and should follow the press submission guidelines. Submissions will be evaluated by the press acquisitions staff and the series editors, as well as outside experts. This series offers the opportunity for anyone interested in mining history to find a home for his/her work.

Boomtown Blues

Colorado Oil Shale

Eben Smith

The Dean of Western Mining

From Redstone to Ludlow

John Cleveland Osgood's Struggle against the United Mine Workers of America

Gambling on Ore

The Nature of Metal Mining in the United States, 1860-1910

Hard as the Rock Itself

Place and Identity in the American Mining Town

Industrializing the Rockies

Growth, Competition, and Turmoil in the Coalfields of Colorado and Wyoming, 1868-1914

Mercury and the Making of California

Mining, Landscape, and Race, 1840–1890

Santa Rita del Cobre

A Copper Mining Community in New Mexico

Silver Saga

The Story of Caribou, Colorado

Revised Edition

The Mechanics of Optimism

Mining Companies, Technology, and the Hot Spring Gold Rush, Montana Territory, 1864-1868

The Once and Future Silver Queen of the Rockies

Georgetown, Colorado, and the Fight for Survival into the Twentieth Century

Thomas F. Walsh

Progressive Businessman and Colorado Mining Tycoon

Yellowcake Towns

Uranium Mining Communities in the American West

University Press of ColoradoUtah State University PressUniversity of Alaska PressUniversity of Wyoming Press