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Ruins of a world : Chinese gold mining at the Mon-Tung site in the Snake River Canyon

by Ronald L James; John C Lytle; United States. Bureau of Land Management. Idaho State Office.

  Print book : National government publication

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The archaeology of 19th century Chinese gold-mining in Idaho   (2011-06-15)


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This is an account of an archaeological investigation of a 19th century Chinese gold-mining site on the Snake River in Idaho. Contents: Foreword; Preface ("Why no Chinamen are found in Twin Falls"); Chapter 1 (Ruins of a world: The Historical Background); Chapter 2 (Site Description of 10JE89, Mon-Tung); Chapter 3 (Mining Assemblage and Methodology); Chapter 4 (Artifact Assemblage and Cultural Adaptations); Chapter 5 (Observations and Interpretive Speculations); Plates; Opium Can Stamps; List of Figures; References Cited; Acknowledgments; Notes.

A copy is held in the Governor Gary Locke Library, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, Washington State, USA.

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