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Rush to GoldThe French and the California Gold Rush, 1848–1854$
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Malcolm J. Rohrbough

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780300181401

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300181401.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Rush to Gold
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Malcolm J. Rohrbough

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300181401.003.0001

The Introduction outlines what this book is about. It is a study of the intrusion of California and America into French life with the powerful pull of wealth in the form of gold discoveries. The series of events that are referred to as the California gold rush captured the attention of peoples and governments around the world and produced a series of surprises for participants and historians alike. Among the surprises for the historians was the large number of foreign groups. The French were among these foreign groups, and they were neither shadowy nor victims.

Keywords:   California, America, French life, gold discoveries, gold rush, France

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