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Mining camps

Charles Howard Shinn

Mining camps

a study in American frontier government

by Charles Howard Shinn

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Mines and mineral resources -- California.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.,
    • California -- Gold discoveries.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementintrod. by Joseph Henry Jackson.
      SeriesWestern Americana planned in connection with California"s centenary celebration,, 1946-50
      ContributionsJackson, Joseph Henry, 1894-1955.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF864 .S58 1948
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 291, vii p.
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6029300M
      LC Control Number48005062
      OCLC/WorldCa13853502

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