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The Rush to Gold - a book by Rohrbough, Malcolm J.

The Rush to Gold

French and the California Gold Rush, 1848-1854

The Rush to Gold( )
Author: Rohrbough, Malcolm J.
Series title:The Lamar Series in Western History Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

The California Gold Rush began in 1848 and incited many "wagons west." However, only half of the 300,000 gold seekers traveled by land. The other half traveled by sea. And it's the story of this second group that interests Malcolm Rohrbough in his authoritative new book, The Rush to Gold. He examines the California Gold Rush through the eyes of 30,000 French participants. In so doing, he offers a completely original analysis of an important--but previously...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
History / United States / State & Local / West (Ak, Ca, Co, Hi, Id, Mt, Nv, Ut, Wy)
History / Europe / France
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.44 Pounds

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