"This is a very readable account of gold mining in California from the earliest days to the present and of its economic, social, cultural, and literary consequences. It should provide many evenings of enjoyable and informative reading."--Paul C. Bateman, U.S. Geological Survey, retired "Mary Hill's first-rate narrative is a remarkable synthesis. She skillfully weaves together the geology, history, and romance of the gold story in a lively and informative style. Anyone interested in California history, especially the Gold ...

Gold 2000, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520215474