On Valentine’s Day, 2012, Arizona will celebrate it’s 100th anniversary of statehood. An earlier Note discussed some events associated with the celebration: Quick Note: 100 Years Old on January 21, 2012. Today’s Note highlights a post by Jeff Harrison on the University of Arizona news site (UANews.org) titled “UA Grad Pens Book on Arizona History From Day One.”
The post introduces the book in this way:
The history of Arizona, says longtime Arizona historian Jim Turner, starts with the geological formations that make the state unique. Turner, a University of Arizona alumnus, has penned a new book about his favorite subject, “Arizona: A Celebration of the Grand Canyon State,” published byGibbs Smith.
[all italics are added by me to denote quotes from the article]
There is a lot of interesting material in the book: “The book also comes illustrated with hundreds of historic and modern…
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