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Into the West. The Story of Its People

by NUGENT Walter

Condition: Wear at lower edge of spine, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (fine)


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. First edition. maroon spine lettered in gilt over tan boards. Wear at lower edge of spine, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (fine). Quarto. Illustrated with photographs, tables, facsimiles, and maps “Walter Nugent offers a new and fascinating perspective on all the groups who settled and transformed the region. He explains how California became not only the most urban state in the West but also the most populous and most ethnically mixed state in the country.” -from the dust jacket.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56700
  • Title: Into the West. The Story of Its People
  • Author: NUGENT Walter
  • Format/binding: Maroon spine lettered in gilt over tan boards
  • Book condition: Used - Wear at lower edge of spine, else fine
  • Jacket condition: pictorial dust jacket (fine)
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1999
  • Keywords: California History, American West, Settlers, Pale-Indians, Spanish Conquistadores, Gold Rush, Native Americans, Mexicans, Diversity, Urban Growth, African Americans, Japanese Americans, Cultural Divergence, Western Americana, Californiana, Discovery, AmIn
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Quarto


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