In 1848, more than a thousand ships set sail for San Francisco, filled with eager fortune hunters. James P. Delgado provides a comprehensive examination of the Gold Rush from the perspective of the mariners to demonstrate that maritime activity is a pervasive thread in the event's history.
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st October 1996
Publisher: UNIV OF SOUTH CAROLINA PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24 x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Type: New edition