John Sutter and a Wider West

John Sutter and a Wider West

by Kenneth N. Owens
     
 

ISBN-10: 080328618X

ISBN-13: 9780803286184

Pub. Date: 11/01/2002

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press


This volume begins with John Sutter's own account of his life and the discovery of gold at his sawmill in 1848. Leading historians Howard R. Lamar, Albert L. Hurtado, Iris H. W. Engstrand, Richard W. White, and Patricia Nelson Limerick then demythologize Sutter while giving him a more secure place in western history.  See more details below

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This volume begins with John Sutter's own account of his life and the discovery of gold at his sawmill in 1848. Leading historians Howard R. Lamar, Albert L. Hurtado, Iris H. W. Engstrand, Richard W. White, and Patricia Nelson Limerick then demythologize Sutter while giving him a more secure place in western history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803286184
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
138
Sales rank:
1,399,792
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition
Preface
1General Sutter's Diary1
2John Augustus Sutter, Wilderness Entrepreneur26
3John A. Sutter and the Indian Business51
4John Sutter: A Biographical Examination76
5John Sutter and the Natural Word93
6John Sutter: Prototype for Failure111
The Contributors127
Index129

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