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The Resource California's Gold Rush, Robert Grayson

California's Gold Rush, Robert Grayson

Label
California's Gold Rush
Title
California's Gold Rush
Statement of responsibility
Robert Grayson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title examines an important historic event--the gold rush in California. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the first discovery of gold and the creation of boomtowns in the West, issues with the Mexican government, military desertion, expansionism, and the environmental consequences of mining, key characters such as John Sutter, Samuel Brannan, Colonel Richard B. Mason, and President James K. Polk, the roles of journalism, transportation, and racial discrimination, the development of mining technologies and entrepreneurship, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grayson, Robert
Dewey number
979.4/04
Index
index present
LC call number
F865
LC item number
.G735 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Essential events
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • California
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • California
  • California
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Gold mines and mining
  • California
Target audience
juvenile
Label
California's Gold Rush, Robert Grayson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eureka! -- Word gets out -- Rush to riches -- Westward ho! -- Perils at sea -- A long, unforgiving trail -- Culture of hatred -- Sins of gold country -- As good as gold -- Timeline -- Essential facts -- Places to visit -- Glossary
Control code
775589072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781614784463
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775589072
Label
California's Gold Rush, Robert Grayson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eureka! -- Word gets out -- Rush to riches -- Westward ho! -- Perils at sea -- A long, unforgiving trail -- Culture of hatred -- Sins of gold country -- As good as gold -- Timeline -- Essential facts -- Places to visit -- Glossary
Control code
775589072
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781614784463
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775589072

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