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Rooted in Barbarous Soil. People, Culture, and Community in Gold Rush California

Condition: Spine slightly sunned, else fine

Berkeley: University of California Press, (2000). First edition, softcover issue. California History Sesquicentennial Series, Volume 3. color pictorial paper wrappers with black lettering. Spine slightly sunned, else fine. Small folio. Illustrated with photographs, color photographs, tables, drawings, and facsimiles “Perhaps never in the time-honored American tradition of frontiering did ‘civilization’ appear to sink so low as in gold-rush California...[This] is the only book of its kind to examine gold-rush society and culture, to present modern interpretations, and to gather up-to-date bibliographies of its topics.” -from the back cover.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56777
  • Title: Rooted in Barbarous Soil. People, Culture, and Community in Gold Rush California
  • Format/binding: Color pictorial paper wrappers with black lettering
  • Book condition: Used - Spine slightly sunned, else fine
  • Edition: First edition, softcover issue. California History Sesquicentenn
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Place: Berkeley
  • Date published: (2000)
  • Keywords: California Gold Rush, Nineteenth Century Gold Rush Culture, Nineteenth Century Gold Rush Society and Entertainment, California Frontier Life, Californiana, Western Americana, Bibliographies, Native Americans, Women, AmInB
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Small folio


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