Chapter 6. Mining and the Nineteenth-Century American West

  1. William Deverell
  1. Malcolm J. Rohrbough

Published Online: 29 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996478.ch7

A Companion to the American West

A Companion to the American West

How to Cite

Rohrbough, M. J. (2004) Mining and the Nineteenth-Century American West, in A Companion to the American West (ed W. Deverell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996478.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631213574

Online ISBN: 9780470996478

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Keywords:

  • north america;
  • mississippi;
  • jarilla hills;
  • cerrillos;
  • upper peninsula

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early Mining in North America

  • The California Gold Rush and the Expansion of Mining Across the American West, 1848–98

  • Mining in the Twentieth Century