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The Age of Gold : The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream
The Age of Gold The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream
Author: H.W. Brands
“I have found it.” These words, uttered by the man who first discovered gold on the American River in 1848, triggered the most astonishing mass movement of peoples since the Crusades. California’s gold drew fortune-seekers from the ends of the earth. It accelerated America’s imperial expansion and exacerbated the tensions...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385720885
ISBN-10: 0385720882
Publication Date: 10/14/2003
Pages: 592
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Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
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