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Gambling on Ore - a book by Curtis, Kent

Gambling on Ore

The Nature of Metal Mining in the United States, 1860-1910

Gambling on Ore( )
Author: Curtis, Kent
Series title:Mining the American West Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University Press of Colorado
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $31.95
Book Description:

Gambling on Ore examines the development of the western mining industry from the tumultuous and violent Gold Rush to the elevation of large-scale copper mining in the early twentieth century, using Montana as representative of mining developments in the broader US mining west. Employing abundant new historical evidence in key primary and secondary sources, Curtis tells the story of the inescapable relationship of mining to nature in the modern world as the United States...
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