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Exterminate them : written accounts of the murder, rape, and slavery of Native Americans during the California gold rush, 1848-1868

Author: Clifford E Trafzer; Joel R Hyer
Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©1999.
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"Popular media depict miners as a rough and tumble lot who digently worked the placers along scenic rushing rivers while living in roaring mining camps in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Trafzer and Hyer destroy this mythic image by offering a collection of original newspaper articles that describe in detail the murders, rapes, and enslavements perpetrated by those who participated in the infamous Gold  Read more...
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Exterminate them.
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607133617
Online version:
Exterminate them.
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)608761060
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford E Trafzer; Joel R Hyer
ISBN: 0870135015 9780870135019
OCLC Number: 40359499
Description: xvi, 177 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: White American perceptions of California Indians --
Native American reaction to the invasion --
Other Native resistance --
The Gold Rush and Native Americans of Southern California --
Anglo depredations against California Indians --
Indian relations with the state and federal governments.
Responsibility: edited by Clifford E. Trafzer and Joel R. Hyer.
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"Popular media depict miners as a rough and tumble lot who digently worked the placers along scenic rushing rivers while living in roaring mining camps in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Trafzer and Hyer destroy this mythic image by offering a collection of original newspaper articles that describe in detail the murders, rapes, and enslavements perpetrated by those who participated in the infamous Gold Rush."--Jacket.

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