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A golden state [electronic resource] : mining and economic development in gold rush California / editors James J. Rawls and Richard J. Orsi ; associate editor Marlene Smith-Baranzini ; illustrations editor Anthony Kirk.

Publication:
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c1999.
Series:
California history sesquicentennial series ; 2
California history sesquicentennial series ; 2
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 313 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
California -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Gold mines and mining -- California -- History -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents:
A golden state : an introduction / James J. Rawls
Making old tools work better : pragmatic adaptation and innovation in Gold-Rush technology / Ronald H. Limbaugh
Capitalism comes to the diggings : from Gold-Rush adventure to corporate enterprise / Maureen A. Jung
"We all live more like brutes than humans" : labor and capital in the Gold Rush / Daniel Cornford
Environmental changes before and after the Gold Rush / Raymond F. Dasmann
"I am resolved not to interfere, but permit all to work freely" : the Gold Rush and American resource law / Donald J. Pisani
Mother lode for the West : California mining men and methods / Duane A. Smith
Seeing the elephant / Anthony Kirk
The Gold Rush and the beginnings of California industry / David J. St. Clair
From hard money to branch banking : California banking in the Gold-Rush economy / Larry Schweikart and Lynne Pierson Doti
"Property of every kind" : ranching and farming during the Gold-Rush era / Lawrence James Jelinek
The golden skein : California's Gold-Rush transportation network / A.C.W. Bethel
A veritable revolution : the global economic significance of the California Gold Rush / Gerald D. Nash.
Notes:
"Published in association with the California Historical Society."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Rawls, James J.
Orsi, Richard J.
Smith-Baranzini, Marlene.
NetLibrary, Inc.
ISBN:
0585230072 (electronic bk.)
9780585230078 (electronic bk.)
OCLC:
45732647
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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