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ISBN: 0826303153 / ISBN-13: 9780826303158

Mining Frontiers of the Far West, 1848-1880

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An overview of mining and its effects on the settlement of the West.

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  • Mining Frontiers of the Far West, 1848-1880 (University of New Mexico Press) – Trade paperback (1974)
    by Rodman Wilson Paul

    Mining Frontiers of the Far West, 1848-1880

    Trade paperback, University of New Mexico Press
    1974
    English
    236 pages

    ISBN: 0826303153
    ISBN-13: 9780826303158

    The California Gold Rush was only the first of a series of rushes that brought the first permanent settlers to much of the Far West between 1848 and 1880. Despite a flood of popular writings onseparate mining regions, this book is the first to view the entire movement as an integral part of the settlement process.The author displays a thorough knowledge of all aspects of western mining: geology, technology, and economics, as well as history. His emphasis is not on bad men and vigilantes but on the ingenious contrivers of ... Show more

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