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The gold rushes

from California to the Klondike

by Robin May

  • 52 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Hippocrene Books in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • Klondike River Valley (Yukon),
  • Australia,
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Gold mines and mining -- History.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Gold discoveries.,
    • Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries.,
    • Australia -- Gold discoveries.,
    • New Zealand -- Gold discoveries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRobin May.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF591 .M37 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4744193M
      ISBN 100882544691
      LC Control Number78058612
      OCLC/WorldCa4492156

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      Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Fisher, Vardis, and Opal L. Fisher, Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, MLA Citation (style guide). History of the Australian Gold Rushes by Keesing, Nancy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at forabetterchicago.com

      West Coast gold rushes revived in book. 17 November Fascinating tales from the men and women who experienced the hardships and triumphs of the West Coast gold rushes have been brought to life in the latest book from CUP. Nov 13,  · The author describes in his book the two Gold rushes that America has experienced. He believes we are about to go through the third one. The first Gold rush began in with the Gold discovery in California and sparked radical change in America.


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Still, some historians were cognizant of the gold rushes' global resonances and violent dispossessions. William Parker Morrell's book The Gold Rushes () was the first monograph to set the rushes of the middle to late nineteenth century within the framework of a longue durée global history of gold mining that began in the ancient world Author: Benjamin Mountford.

Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Distributed by the University of N /5. Jul 21,  · Gold Fever!: Tales from the California Gold Rush [Rosalyn Schanzer] on forabetterchicago.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Catch the fever. Gold fever swept the nation—and the world—in when carpenter James Marshall discovered a gold nugget in the American River The gold rushes book John Sutter's mill. As word spread of gold in California5/5(2). Oct 14,  · The California Gold Rush inspired a new American dream—the “dream of instant wealth, won by audacity and good luck.” The discovery of gold on the American River in triggered the most astonishing mass movement of peoples since the Crusades/5.

During the Australian gold rushes, significant numbers of workers (both from other areas within Australia and from overseas) relocated to areas in which gold had been discovered.

A number of gold finds occurred in Australia prior tobut only the gold found from onwards created gold forabetterchicago.comon: Australia. A gold rush or gold fever is a new discovery of gold—sometimes accompanied by other precious metals and rare-earth minerals—that brings an onrush of miners seeking their fortune.

Major gold rushes took place in the 19th century in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Canada, South Africa and the United States, while smaller gold rushes took place elsewhere. Jan 14,  · Lesser gold rushes over the next half-century left their traces elsewhere in the American West, in Nevada, Oregon, Colorado and Utah.

The Colorado gold rush began inand many former Forty-Niners, themselves former "twenty-eighters," set up diggings there.

In The Gold Crusades: A Social History of Gold Rushes,Douglas Fetherling takes a different approach. Fetherling argues that the gold rushes in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa shared the same causes and results, the same characters and characteristics.

gold rush, influx of prospectors, merchants, adventurers, and others to newly discovered gold fields. One of the most famous of these stampedes in pursuit of riches was the California gold rush. The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill early in brought more than 40, prospectors to California within two years.

Get this from a library. Gold rushes. [Natalie Hyde] -- "This comprehensive title is a thought-provoking examination of how early gold rushes shaped settlement and industry in North America.

Using material from the California Gold Rush, the Gold rush, rapid influx of fortune seekers to the site of newly discovered gold deposits. Major gold rushes occurred in the United States, Australia, Canada, and South Africa in the 19th century.

The first major gold strike in North America occurred near Dahlonega, Georgia, in the late s. Book Description: Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Between the discovery of California placer gold in and the rush to Alaska fifty years later, the search for the precious yellow metal accelerated worldwide circulations of people, goods, capital, and technologies.

gold rushes The Australian gold rushes I nAustralia celebrated the th anniversary of the official discovery of gold near Bathurst in New South Wales. On 12 FebruaryEdward Hargraves found five grains of gold in mud washed from Lewis Ponds Creek. Gold was such a. Considers the New Zealand gold rushes which began on the Coromandel Peninsula in the early s.

Looks at the social conditions in which miners lived and the importance gold mining had on opening up access to remote areas of New Zealand including Nelson, Otago and the West Coast. This essential resource for all school libraries brings history alive for students, exploring the different ways people journeyed to the forabetterchicago.com different types of transport used to travel to four different goldfields are presented:Journey one - Sydney to Bathurst by coach (NSW)Journey two - Brisbane to Cooktown (Palmer River goldfield) by steamer (QLD)Journey three - Robe to Bendigo.

This is, the author says, ""an attempt at a synthesis of all the gold rushes as an aspect of the European peoples"". The presentation is more for the student or scholar than for the general reader, though even the layman can find much of interest in certain phases of the subject.

The author has concentrated his attention on the second half of the 19th century, though he has prefaced his. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) Suzanne Collins Hardcover | May not in store $ (available for order) (releases May 19 ).

Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Between the discovery of California placer gold in and the rush to Alaska fifty years later, the search for the precious yellow metal accelerated worldwide circulations of people, goods, capital, and technologies.A Global History of Gold RushesCited by: 2.

The discovery of gold in California inand in Australia three years later, transformed the landscape for most of the themes discussed in the book. By doubling the world’s supply of gold in less than a decade, these discoveries produced short-term inflation and, over time, made it possible for other nations to join Britain on the gold standard—both of which processes radically altered.This comprehensive title is a thought-provoking examination of how early gold rushes shaped settlement and industry in North America.

Using material from the California Gold Rush, the Klondike Gold Rush, and other rushes in Georgia, Montana, and British Columbia, primary and secondary sources about these rushes are examined with respect to race and ethnicity, the displacement of.Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West by Fisher, Vardis; Holmes, Opal Laurel.

Caxton Press, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.