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Record #166379:

The nature of gold: an environmental history of the Klondike gold rush / Kathryn Taylor Morse.

Title: The nature of gold: an environmental history of the Klondike gold rush / Kathryn Taylor Morse.
Author(s): Morse, Kathryn Taylor.
Date: 2003.
Publisher: Seattle, USA: Washington University Press
Abstract: First environmental history of gold rush. Describes arrival, technology, supply and distribution networks, political and economic (bimetallism, intrinsic value, labour and wealth) debates, emerging industry. Author draws on diaries and letters of miners, newspaper reports and advertisements. Key role of Seattle. "Next only to Jack London's book for compelling account" of life in gold rush Yukon.
Keywords: 33 -- Economics.
502 -- Environmental issues.
622 -- Mining.
622.342 -- Gold rushes.
93"189" -- 1890-1899.
P -- Non-renewable resources.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*430) -- Yukon Territory.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: (*430) : 622.342[2003]
ISBN: 0295983299
SPRI record no.: 166379

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