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The History of a Silver Mining Town, 1879-1893

by Malcolm J. Rohrbough

"[A] fascinating study in the microcosm of the birth, development, and decline of the western mining frontier. [Rohrbough] admirably places the changes within the context of half a century of continuous mining excitement that stretched from Sutter's Mill in California in 1848 to the Klondike in 1898."
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"This is a history meticulously researched and excitingly told."
—Walter Nugent, author of Into the West: The Story of Its People

 

Malcolm J. Rohrbough is professor of history at the University of Iowa and the author of The Land-Office Business, The Trans-Appalachian Frontier, and Days of Gold.

Imprint: University Press of Colorado

Book Details

  • Paperback Price: $27.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-87081-592-8
  • Publication Year: 2000
  • Pages: 263
  • Illustrations: 24 b&w photos, 2 maps
  • Discount Type: Trade
  • Author: by Malcolm J. Rohrbough
  • ECommerce Code: 978-0-87081-592-8