Andrew C. Isenberg


"This thoughtfully selected volume provides exactly what students need to focus their historical energies on strong analysis, insightful arguments, and fine writing. Overall, this volume offers a superbly curated selection of rich primary source text for students of the California Gold Rush."

--Jessica Kim, California State University

"This volume provides a focused examination of the Gold Rush from a variety of perspectives, with its emphasis on the environmental impact of the Gold Rush being especially noteworthy. Its inclusion of diverse voices makes it worthy of adoption in courses with diversity designations."

--Kevin Adams, Kent State University

"This volume provides a thorough introduction to a wide range of seminal issues preceding, during, and consequent to the California Gold Rush. The volume provides for a nuanced understanding of the Gold Rush, one that transcends romanticized and sanitized interpretations."

--Philip Garone, California State University Stanislaus


Andrew C. Isenberg

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