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The Resource Taming the elephant : politics, government, and law in pioneer California, John F. Burns and Richard J. Orsi, editors ; illustrations editors Joshua Paddison and Teena Stern ; associate editor Marlene Smith-Baranzini

Taming the elephant : politics, government, and law in pioneer California, John F. Burns and Richard J. Orsi, editors ; illustrations editors Joshua Paddison and Teena Stern ; associate editor Marlene Smith-Baranzini

Label
Taming the elephant : politics, government, and law in pioneer California
Title
Taming the elephant
Title remainder
politics, government, and law in pioneer California
Statement of responsibility
John F. Burns and Richard J. Orsi, editors ; illustrations editors Joshua Paddison and Teena Stern ; associate editor Marlene Smith-Baranzini
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The final of four volumes in the 'California History Sesquicentennial Series', this text compiles original essays which treat the consequential role of post-Gold Rush California government, politics and law in the building of a dynamic state with lasting impact to the present day
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
979.4/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F864
LC item number
.T248 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, John F
  • Orsi, Richard J
Series statement
California history sesquicentennial series
Series volume
4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Law
  • Legislation
  • California
  • California
  • California
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Law
  • Legislation
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
  • California
Label
Taming the elephant : politics, government, and law in pioneer California, John F. Burns and Richard J. Orsi, editors ; illustrations editors Joshua Paddison and Teena Stern ; associate editor Marlene Smith-Baranzini
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the California Historical Society."
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
Preface / Stephen Becker and Richard J. Orsi -- Taming the elephant: an introduction to California's statehood and constitutional era / John F. Burns -- A violent birth: disorder, crime, and law enforcement, 1849-1890 / Roger D. McGrath -- The courts, the legal profession, and the development of law in early California / Gordon Morris Bakken -- "We feel the want of protection": the politics of law and race in California, 1848-1878 / Shirley Ann Wilson Moore -- Capturing California / Joshua Paddison -- "Officialdom": California state government, 1849-1879 / Judson A. Grenier -- "None could deny the eloquence of this lady": women, law, and government in California, 1850-1890 / Donna C. Schuele -- The beginnings of Anglo-American local government in California / Edward Leo Lyman -- An uncertain influence: the role of federal government in California, 1846-1880 / Robert J. Chandler
Control code
55529585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 288 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612762703
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt0023
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55529585
Label
Taming the elephant : politics, government, and law in pioneer California, John F. Burns and Richard J. Orsi, editors ; illustrations editors Joshua Paddison and Teena Stern ; associate editor Marlene Smith-Baranzini
Publication
Note
"Published in association with the California Historical Society."
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
Preface / Stephen Becker and Richard J. Orsi -- Taming the elephant: an introduction to California's statehood and constitutional era / John F. Burns -- A violent birth: disorder, crime, and law enforcement, 1849-1890 / Roger D. McGrath -- The courts, the legal profession, and the development of law in early California / Gordon Morris Bakken -- "We feel the want of protection": the politics of law and race in California, 1848-1878 / Shirley Ann Wilson Moore -- Capturing California / Joshua Paddison -- "Officialdom": California state government, 1849-1879 / Judson A. Grenier -- "None could deny the eloquence of this lady": women, law, and government in California, 1850-1890 / Donna C. Schuele -- The beginnings of Anglo-American local government in California / Edward Leo Lyman -- An uncertain influence: the role of federal government in California, 1846-1880 / Robert J. Chandler
Control code
55529585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 288 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612762703
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt0023
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)55529585

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