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California the wonderful : her romantic history, her picturesque people, her wild shores, her desert mystery, her valley loveliness, her mountain glory, including her varied resources, her commercial greatness, her intellectual achievements, her expanding hopes : with glimpses of Oregon and Washington, her northern neighbors

Author: Edwin Markham; Robert Mackay; Leonore MacKay; Carl M Brewster; Carl Milton Brewster Collection.
Publisher: New York : Hearst's International Library Co., ©1914.
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Genre/Form: History
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Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940.
California the wonderful.
New York, Hearst's international library Co. [1914]
(OCoLC)601123115
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Markham; Robert Mackay; Leonore MacKay; Carl M Brewster; Carl Milton Brewster Collection.
OCLC Number: 674915
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, [2], 400 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Two glimpses of California --
California in the abyss of ancient ages --
Cortés, the Anian Strait and the places of mystery --
The origin and character of the California tribes --
The tribal and home life of these Indians --
The romance of the old missions --
The two most imposing of the mission remains --
The pastoral era from the padres to the gold-seekers --
California on the hinge of change --
The gold that drew the world --
The epic of the Overland Trail --
The forty-nine kinds of fortune in '49 --
The gardens, the orchards and the plowed fields: other industries --
The great city by the gate of the sea --
San Diego, Los Angeles and other cities on breezy shores or in watered valleys --
Picturesque California: her wild shores, her desert mystery, her mountain glory --
The women of California --
Intellectual California: a few of her story-writers, poets, painters, scientists, historians --
Glances at Oregon and Washington, her near neighbors.
Responsibility: by Edwin Markham ... illustrated.

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