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Plotting The Golden West

Pub Date : 1981 | Author : Stephen Fender | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521239240
ISBN 13 : 0521239249

An examination of the literary and cultural reaction to the Californian Gold Rush of 1849-50...


Writing The Pioneer Woman

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Janet Floyd | Publisher : University of Missouri Press

ISBN 10 : 0826262651
ISBN 13 : 9780826262653

Focusing on a series of autobiographical texts, published and private, well known and obscure, Writing the Pioneer Woman examines the writing of domestic life on the nineteenth-cen..


American Alchemy

Pub Date : 2003-06-19 | Author : Brian Roberts | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807860939
ISBN 13 : 080786093X

California during the gold rush was a place of disputed claims, shoot-outs, gambling halls, and prostitution; a place populated by that rough and rebellious figure, the forty-niner..





Mountains So Sublime

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Terry P. Abraham | Publisher : Michigan State Univ Pr

ISBN 10 : 0870137913
ISBN 13 : 9780870137914

Brings together the observations of early British travelers in the nineteenth century to describe the Rocky Mountain landscape and surrounding terrain in a unique view of an all bu..