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|List of Illustrations||9|
|Prologue: Joaquin Murrieta and the Bandits||25|
|Chapter 1||On the Eve of Emigration||57|
|Chapter 2||Domestic Life in the Diggings||99|
|Chapter 3||Bulls, Bears, and Dancing Boys||141|
|Chapter 4||Mining Gold and Making War||185|
|Chapter 5||Dreams That Died||237|
|Chapter 6||The Last Fandango||275|
|Epilogue: Telling Tales||315|
Posted April 27, 2002
This work sheds new light on the social world of the California Gold-rush,and the way it altered traditional roles of gender and race in 19th century American society. Most informative and quite enjoyable.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 9, 2009
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