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A golden state : mining and economic development in gold rush California

Author: James J Rawls; Richard J Orsi; Marlene Smith-Baranzini; Anthony Kirk
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1999.
Series: California history sesquicentennial series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The economic impact of California's Gold Rush is the focus of this second volume of the "California Sesquicentennial Series". Together, the essays and more than 90 illustrations show how the Gold  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Estudios, ensayos, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Rawls; Richard J Orsi; Marlene Smith-Baranzini; Anthony Kirk
ISBN: 0520217705 9780520217706 0520217713 9780520217713
OCLC Number: 954635482
Notes: "Published in association with the California Historical Society."
Description: xii, 313 p. : ill. (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface, Michael McCone and Richard J. Orsi 1. A Golden State: An Introduction, James J. Rawls 2. Making Old Tools Work Better: Pragmatic Adaptation and Innovation in Gold-Rush Technology, Ronald H. Limbaugh 3. Capitalism comes to the Diggings: From Goold-Rush Adventure to Corporate Enterprise, Maureen A. Jung 4. "We all live more like brutes than humans": abor and Capital in the Gold Rush, Daniel Cornford 5. Environmental Changes before and after the Gold Rush, Raymond F. Dasmann 6. "I am resolved not to interfere, but permit all to work freely": The Gold Rush and American Resource Law, Donald J. Pisani 7. Mother Lode for the West: California Mining Men and Methods, Duane A. Smith 8. Seeing the Elephant, Anthony Kirk 9. The Gold rush and the Beginnings of California Technology, David J. St. Clair 10. From hard Money to branch Banking: California Banking in teh Gold-Rush Economy, Larry Schweikart and Lynne Pierson Doti 11. "Prosperity of Everty Kind": Ranching and Farming during the Gold-Rush Era, Lawrence James Jelinek 12. The Golden Skein: California's Gold-Rush Transporation Network, A. C. W. Bethel 13. A Vertiable revolution: The Global Economic Significance of the California Gold rush, gerald D. Nash
Series Title: California history sesquicentennial series, 2.
Responsibility: editors James J. Rawls and Richard J. Orsi ; illustrations editor Anthony Kirk ; associate editor Marlene Smith-Baranzini.

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