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Rush for riches : gold fever and the making of California, J.S. Holliday

Label
Rush for riches : gold fever and the making of California
Title
Rush for riches
Title remainder
gold fever and the making of California
Statement of responsibility
J.S. Holliday
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this vivid account of the birth of modern California, J. S. Holliday frames the gold rush years within the larger story of the state's transformation from the quietude of a Mexican hinterland in the 1840s to the forefront of entrepreneurial capitalism by the 1890s. No other state, no nation experienced such an adolescence of freedom and success. By 1883 California was hailed as "America, only more so."
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
979.4/04
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F865
LC item number
.H689 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Rush for riches : gold fever and the making of California, J.S. Holliday
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-340) and index
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9780520214026
Isbn Type
(University of California Press : pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98055422
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
OCM40543776
Label
Rush for riches : gold fever and the making of California, J.S. Holliday
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-340) and index
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xi, 355 p.
Isbn
9780520214026
Isbn Type
(University of California Press : pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
98055422
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
OCM40543776

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