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The rush

Edward Dolnick

The rush

America"s fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1855

by Edward Dolnick

  • 393 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gold discoveries,
  • Pioneers,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Describes the adventurous prospectors who traversed the United States in 1848 in response to rumors of gold in the Sacramento Valley, detailing the rough and rowdy cities that popped up, seemingly out of thin air, to accommodate the treasure-seekers.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical refernces (pages 329-339) and index.

    Other titlesAmerica"s fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1855
    StatementEdward Dolnick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF865 .D65 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 350 pages
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27162146M
    ISBN 100316175684
    ISBN 109780316175685
    LC Control Number2014937565
    OCLC/WorldCa972699823, 863596051

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