Category: History - California


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New California : The Golden

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: California State Department of Education: January 1938

Seller ID: 88660

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Little Known Tales in California History

By: Pryor, Alton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stagecoach Publishing: October 1997

Seller ID: 42792

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Gold Fever

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Airphoto International: January 2002

Seller ID: 79289

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The Legend of Kate Morgan: The Search for the Ghost of the Hotel Del Coronado

By: Alan M. May

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ELK Publishing: January 1991

Seller ID: 71825

No writing or highlihgting inside. View more info

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Gold Rush Women

By: Claire Rudolf Murphy, Jane G Haigh

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books: June 2003

Seller ID: 57604

This book gathers the riveting stories of adventurous women -- miners, madams, merchants, and mothers -- who went North during the gold rush era. View more info

Bear Flag Rising: The Conquest of California, 1846

By: Dale L. Walker

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Forge Books: May 2000

Seller ID: 115111

From the acclaimed author of Legends and Lies and The Boys of '98. Bear Flag Rising traces the history of California from the Indians who inhabited the land before the first Europeans saw it. The lives of the Californios in tranquil days before the advent of American trappers and the steady decline of the providence under Mexico's neglectful rule are brought to life in this epic chronicle.Bear Flag Raising, rich with the personalities of all those who participated, re... View more info

Unknown California

By: David Fine, Kim Eisen, Jonathan Eisen

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co: April 1985

Seller ID: 104606

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Old San Francisco: The biography of a city from early days to the earthquake

By: Doris Muscatine

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Putnam: January 1975

Seller ID: 77159

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Under Freedom's Banner [California State Series]

By: Dorothy M. Fraser; Helen F. Yeager

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Book Company/California State Dept of Education: January 1966

Seller ID: 61826

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Farm, Home & Forge: Turn-of-the-Century Santa Clara County Implements (Local History Studies series)

By: editor Walter G.Warren

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Foothill Junior College, California History Center: January 1970

Seller ID: 67665

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Scenes along the line of the San Jose & Los Gatos Interurban Railroad

By: Hill, Andrew Putnam

Price: $13.50

Publisher: San Jose Historical Museum Assoc: January 1994

Seller ID: 48802

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World Rushed In

By: J. S. Holliday

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Touchstone: June 1983

Seller ID: 112595

"The World Rushed In" is a pioneering achievement in historical writing, at once a personal, intimate story of one man's search for wealth "and" the definitive account of the California gold rush. Building upon the copious journals of gold seeker William Swain and enlarging upon his experiences through the imaginative interweaving of his diaries with the letters of hundreds of other '49ers, J. S. Holliday gives the reader a compelling opportunity to be part of one of Ame... View more info

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They Saw the Elephant: Women in the California Gold Rush

By: Jo Ann Levy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: September 1992

Seller ID: 112623

"The phrase 'seeing the elephant' symbolized for '49 gold rushers the exotic, the mythical, the once-in-a-lifetime adventure, unequaled anywhere else but in the journey to the promised land of fortune: California. Most western myths . . . generally depict an exclusively male gold rush. Levy's book debunks that myth. Here a variety of women travel, work, and write their way across the pages of western migrant history.""-Choice""One of the best and most comprehensive... View more info

Echoes of the Past

By: John Bidwell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: State of California, Resources Agency, Dept. of Pa: January 1987

Seller ID: 112748

Cover is lightly soiled. No writing inside or out. View more info

An End and a Beginning: The South Coast and Los Angeles 1850-1887

By: Joseph S. O'Flaherty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Historical Society of Southern California: July 1992

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 67520

Second edition, DJ is price clipped View more info