After the Gold Rush

After the Gold Rush

Author: Ralph Mann

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 0804711364

Category: History

Page: 302

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After the Gold Rush
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: John Stuart Clark
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-30 - Publisher: Five Leaves

In 1849, several hundred thousand Americans and Europeans began streaming across ‘The Great American Desert’ bound for the gold fields of California. Their dream was to strike it rich, but if the Gold Rush epitomizes the American Dream, their trek through the wilderness became the worst of nightmares. 150 years
After the Gold Rush
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: David Vaught
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-01 - Publisher: JHU Press

A dramatic history of a group of families in post-gold rush California who turned to agriculture when mining failed. “It is a glorious country,” exclaimed Stephen J. Field, the future U.S. Supreme Court justice, upon arriving in California in 1849. Field’s pronouncement was more than just an expression of exuberance.
After the Gold Rush
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Ralph Mann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

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This comprehensive narrative history of the California Gold Rush describes daily life during this historic period, documenting its wide-reaching effects and examining the significant individuals and organizations of the time. • Contains excerpts from California Gold Rush diaries and California Gold Rush era publications • Provides a chronology of the