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The Resource The age of gold : the California Gold Rush and the new American dream, H.W. Brands

The age of gold : the California Gold Rush and the new American dream, H.W. Brands

Label
The age of gold : the California Gold Rush and the new American dream
Title
The age of gold
Title remainder
the California Gold Rush and the new American dream
Statement of responsibility
H.W. Brands
Title variation
  • California Gold Rush & the new American dream
  • California Gold Rush and the birth of modern America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the people and commercial imperatives that contributed to the California gold rush discusses the massive influx of hundreds of thousands of people to the area, which became a state in record time
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
178049
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
979.4/04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F865
LC item number
.B76 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the California Gold Rush and the new American dream
Label
The age of gold : the California Gold Rush and the new American dream, H.W. Brands
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published by Doubleday, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [509]-527) and index
Contents
  • To the bottom of the world and back
  • To see the elephant
  • Where rivers die
  • PART TWO:
  • From Vulcan's Forge (The goldfields: 1848-1850s)
  • With a washbowl on my knee
  • A
  • Millenium in a day
  • PART THREE
  • American Athena (California: 1849-1856)
  • Prologue: The
  • The
  • Miracle of St. Francis
  • Sutter's last stand
  • Shaking the temple
  • Children of the mother lode
  • Reflections in an all-seeing eye
  • PART FOUR:
  • The
  • Gordian knot and the Pacific connection (California and the Union: 1856-1869)
  • The
  • Baron and the carpenter (Coloma: January 1848)
  • Pathfinder's return
  • South by west
  • From sea to shining sea
  • PART FIVE:
  • The
  • New El Dorado (America in the age of gold)
  • Prometheus unbound
  • American dreamers
  • Sources, Bibliography, Index, Acknowledgements
  • PART ONE: THE
  • gathering of the peoples (From the world to California 1848-1849)
  • In the footsteps of Father Serra
  • Across the Pacific
  • The
  • Peaks of Darien
Control code
4724684
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
549 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385720885
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53473867
  • (OCoLC)53473867
Label
The age of gold : the California Gold Rush and the new American dream, H.W. Brands
Publication
Note
Originally published by Doubleday, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [509]-527) and index
Contents
  • To the bottom of the world and back
  • To see the elephant
  • Where rivers die
  • PART TWO:
  • From Vulcan's Forge (The goldfields: 1848-1850s)
  • With a washbowl on my knee
  • A
  • Millenium in a day
  • PART THREE
  • American Athena (California: 1849-1856)
  • Prologue: The
  • The
  • Miracle of St. Francis
  • Sutter's last stand
  • Shaking the temple
  • Children of the mother lode
  • Reflections in an all-seeing eye
  • PART FOUR:
  • The
  • Gordian knot and the Pacific connection (California and the Union: 1856-1869)
  • The
  • Baron and the carpenter (Coloma: January 1848)
  • Pathfinder's return
  • South by west
  • From sea to shining sea
  • PART FIVE:
  • The
  • New El Dorado (America in the age of gold)
  • Prometheus unbound
  • American dreamers
  • Sources, Bibliography, Index, Acknowledgements
  • PART ONE: THE
  • gathering of the peoples (From the world to California 1848-1849)
  • In the footsteps of Father Serra
  • Across the Pacific
  • The
  • Peaks of Darien
Control code
4724684
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
549 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385720885
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53473867
  • (OCoLC)53473867

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