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Washington State: The Inaugural Decade, 1889-1899
In the sequel to his popular Washington Territory, author Robert E. Ficken, ably and with characteristically wry humor, describes Washington State's turbulent first decade. With a new railroad system, vast natural resources, an irrigation boom, astounding population growth, and strong investment from foreign capitalists, the future looked rosy in 1889. Yet the first years ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Washington State University Press
(first published March 29th 2007)
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