Contested Eden California Before the Gold Rush (California History Sesquicentennial Series)

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Published by University of California Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Local history,
  • Social history,
  • To 1846,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History / General,
  • California,
  • 1846-1850

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Book details

ContributionsRamón A. Gutiérrez (Editor), Richard J. Orsi (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages395
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7710480M
ISBN 100520212746
ISBN 109780520212749

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