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The Resource The rush : America's fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853, Edward Dolnick

The rush : America's fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853, Edward Dolnick

Label
The rush : America's fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853
Title
The rush
Title remainder
America's fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853
Statement of responsibility
Edward Dolnick
Title variation
America's fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dolnick, Edward
Dewey number
979.4/04
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F865
LC item number
.D65 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Pioneers
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • California
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
The rush : America's fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853, Edward Dolnick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hope. A crack in time ; "I believe I have found a gold mine!" ; Headlong into history -- Journey. Swarming from all over ; A day at the circus ; An army on the march ; Let us glory in our magnificence ; A rope of sand ; Gone! ; Marooned -- Reality. First peeks at the Golden Land ; Hard times ; At ease in a barbarous land ; Taking the bread from American miners ; The princess and the mangled hand
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 350 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316175685
Lccn
2014937565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn863596051
  • (Sirsi) o863596051
  • (OCoLC)863596051
Label
The rush : America's fevered quest for fortune, 1848-1853, Edward Dolnick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-339) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hope. A crack in time ; "I believe I have found a gold mine!" ; Headlong into history -- Journey. Swarming from all over ; A day at the circus ; An army on the march ; Let us glory in our magnificence ; A rope of sand ; Gone! ; Marooned -- Reality. First peeks at the Golden Land ; Hard times ; At ease in a barbarous land ; Taking the bread from American miners ; The princess and the mangled hand
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 350 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316175685
Lccn
2014937565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn863596051
  • (Sirsi) o863596051
  • (OCoLC)863596051

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