They Saw the Elephant

They Saw the Elephant

Women in the California Gold Rush

Book - 1992
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"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"??San Francisco Chronicle

Publisher: Norman, Okla. : University of Oklahoma Press, 1992
ISBN: 9780806124735
0806124733
Branch Call Number: 979.404 LEVY
Characteristics: xxii, 265 p. ; ill. ; 23 cm

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