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Little Known Tales in California History

By: Pryor, Alton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stagecoach Publishing: October 1997

Seller ID: 42792

ISBN: 0966005317

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: B000PFEYX4

Condition: Used - Good


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Bear Flag Rising: The Conquest of California, 1846

By: Dale L. Walker

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Forge Books: May 2000

Seller ID: 115111

ISBN: 0312875126

Condition: Used - Good


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, reveals through exacting research and masterful prose the full story of how Mexico lost California. View more info

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La Nueva California: Latinos in the Golden State

By: David E Hayes-Bautista

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of California Press: November 2004

Seller ID: 48912

ISBN: 0520241460

Condition: Used - Good


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FORT ROSS

By: Dmitri Poletaev

Price: $3.00

Publisher: AuthorHouse: June 2014

Seller ID: 128508

ISBN: 1496912411

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: B001PHP8KY

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: B000K0JIZ8

Condition: Used - Good


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The California Missions: A Complete Pictorial History and Visitor's Guide (Sunset Pictorial)

By: Editors of Sunset Books

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Oxmoor House: December 1996

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 77409

ISBN: 0376051728

Condition: Used - Good


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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

ISBN: 0914139118

Condition: Used - Very Good


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World Rushed In

By: J. S. Holliday

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Touchstone: June 1983

Seller ID: 112595

ISBN: 067125538X

Condition: Used - Good


"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 America's most exciting and important adventures. Holliday captures the triumphs and tragedies of Swain and his compatriots in v... 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

ISBN: 0806124733

Condition: Used - Good


"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 accounts of gold rush life to date" DEGREES"-San Francisco Chronicle" View more info

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Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta : The Celebrated California Bandit

By: JOHN ROLLIN RIDGE

Price: $9.00

Publisher: N/A: August 1977

Seller ID: 63409

ISBN: 0806114290

Condition: Used - Good


In 1854, a Cherokee Indian called Yellow Bird (better known as John Rollin Ridge) launched in this book the myth of Joaquin Murieta, based on the California criminal career of a 19th century Mexican bandit. Today this folk hero has been written into state histories, sensationalized in books, poems, and articles throughout America, Spain, France, Chile, and Mexico, and made into a motion picture. The Ridge account is here reproduced from the only known copy of the first edition, owned by Thomas W. Streeter, of Morristown, New Jersey. According to it, the passionate, wronged Murieta organi... 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

ISBN: 0914421050

Condition: Used - Good


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Ghost Towns of the West

By: Lambert Florin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Promontory: March 1992

Seller ID: 121349

ISBN: 0883940132

Condition: Used - Good


Prepared by the West's most traveled spook hunter, this is an accurate guide to over 400 ghost towns in the western U.S. and Canada. View more info

U.S. West: The Saga of Wells Fargo

By: Lucius Beebe, Charles Clegg

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: January 1974

Seller ID: 116567

ISBN: 0517140195

Condition: Used - Good


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The Call of Gold

By: newell D. Chamberlain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Valley Publishers: January 1972

Seller ID: 109561

ISBN: B009NNULPY

Condition: Used - Good


Second Printing. DJ has small closed tears on the top edge. View more info

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Sacramento's Boulevard Park (CA) (Images of America)

By: Paula Boghosian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: July 2006

Seller ID: 89843

ISBN: 0738529559

Condition: Used - Good


Perhaps more than any other Central Valley community, Sacramento is changing so rapidly as to become almost unrecognizable. New hou si ng project s a nd ongoi ng redevelopment efforts have led to a decline in the original, elegant homes in this city. Thankfully, this is not the case in Boulevard Park Preservationists and architectural historians have prevailed in this neighborhood to keep the Colonial Revival and Craftsman homes intact for the most part, even as the city around them grows as never before. Boulevard Park sits on the site of the old Union Park racetrack, where Edweard Muybridge... View more info

California Property Pyramid

By: R. A. McClean

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Privately Printed: January 1967

Seller ID: 109663

ISBN: B000KS0NSQ

Condition: Used - Good


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California the Golden State

By: Randy Collins

Price: $8.92

Publisher: Adam Randolph Collings Inc.: March 1989

Seller ID: 26717

ISBN: 0933692161

Condition: Used - Good


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California Politics: A Primer, 2nd Edition

By: Renee B Van Vechten

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CQ Press College: November 2011

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 84754

ISBN: 1452203067

Condition: Used - Good


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