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viii, 149 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Preface Acknowledgements 1. Communication equals thinking 2. Written communication 2.1 Types of written communication 2.2 Problem words and concepts 2.3 Examples 3. Oral communication 3.1 An illustrated talk in front of a seated audience 3.2 The poster presentation 4 Writing is hard References.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Scientific endeavor begins with asking questions about the nature of the world around us and gathering data, but this work cannot be complete without effectively communicating the conclusions and data found. Communicating Rocks: Writing, Speaking, and Thinking about Geology not only makes the case for balancing science with writing and speaking, but makes the case that one cannot have the former without the latter. Instruction concerning the rules and styles of writing and speaking are addressed in relation to technical concerns specific to the Earth sciences, illustrating the importance of effective communication in geologic investigations. The book includes guidance on how to write an effective research paper, and the creation of PowerPoints, posters, a thesis, funding proposals, and more is covered in detail.
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  • Preface Acknowledgements 1. Communication equals thinking 2. Written communication 2.1 Types of written communication 2.2 Problem words and concepts 2.3 Examples 3. Oral communication 3.1 An illustrated talk in front of a seated audience 3.2 The poster presentation 4 Writing is hard References.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Scientific endeavor begins with asking questions about the nature of the world around us and gathering data, but this work cannot be complete without effectively communicating the conclusions and data found. Communicating Rocks: Writing, Speaking, and Thinking about Geology not only makes the case for balancing science with writing and speaking, but makes the case that one cannot have the former without the latter. Instruction concerning the rules and styles of writing and speaking are addressed in relation to technical concerns specific to the Earth sciences, illustrating the importance of effective communication in geologic investigations. The book includes guidance on how to write an effective research paper, and the creation of PowerPoints, posters, a thesis, funding proposals, and more is covered in detail.
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  • Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Writing in science -- 2 Science writing as story telling -- 3 Making a story sticky -- 4 Story Structure -- 5 The Opening -- 6 The Funnel: connecting O and C -- 7 The Challenge -- 8 The Action -- 9 The Resolution -- 10 Internal Structure -- 11 Paragraphs -- 12 Sentences -- 13 Developing flow -- 14 Energizing writing -- 15 Words -- 16 Condensing -- 17 Putting it all together: real editing -- 18 Dealing with limitations -- 19 Writing global science -- 20 Writing for the public -- 21 Resolution -- App. A: My Answers to Exercises -- App. B: Resources.
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As a scientist, you are a professional writer: your career is built on successful proposals and papers. Success isn't defined by getting papers into print, but by getting them into the reader's consciousness. Writing Science is built upon the idea that successful science writing tells a story. It uses that insight to discuss how to write more effectively. Integrating lessons from other genres of writing with those from the author's years of experience as author, reviewer, and editor, the book shows scientists and students how to present their research in a way that is clear and that will maximize reader comprehension. The book takes an integrated approach, using the principles of story structure to discuss every aspect of successful science writing, from the overall structure of a paper or proposal to individual sections, paragraphs, sentences, and words. It begins by building core arguments, analyzing why some stories are engaging and memorable while others are quickly forgotten, and proceeds to the elements of story structure, showing how the structures scientists and researchers use in papers and proposals fit into classical models. The book targets the internal structure of a paper, explaining how to write clear and professional sections, paragraphs, and sentences in a way that is clear and compelling. The ideas within a paper should flow seamlessly, drawing readers along. The final section of the book deals with special challenges, such as how to discuss research limitations and how to write for the public. Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. Its insights and strategies will equip science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively.
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  • Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Writing in science -- 2 Science writing as story telling -- 3 Making a story sticky -- 4 Story Structure -- 5 The Opening -- 6 The Funnel: connecting O and C -- 7 The Challenge -- 8 The Action -- 9 The Resolution -- 10 Internal Structure -- 11 Paragraphs -- 12 Sentences -- 13 Developing flow -- 14 Energizing writing -- 15 Words -- 16 Condensing -- 17 Putting it all together: real editing -- 18 Dealing with limitations -- 19 Writing global science -- 20 Writing for the public -- 21 Resolution -- App. A: My Answers to Exercises -- App. B: Resources.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
As a scientist, you are a professional writer: your career is built on successful proposals and papers. Success isn't defined by getting papers into print, but by getting them into the reader's consciousness. Writing Science is built upon the idea that successful science writing tells a story. It uses that insight to discuss how to write more effectively. Integrating lessons from other genres of writing with those from the author's years of experience as author, reviewer, and editor, the book shows scientists and students how to present their research in a way that is clear and that will maximize reader comprehension. The book takes an integrated approach, using the principles of story structure to discuss every aspect of successful science writing, from the overall structure of a paper or proposal to individual sections, paragraphs, sentences, and words. It begins by building core arguments, analyzing why some stories are engaging and memorable while others are quickly forgotten, and proceeds to the elements of story structure, showing how the structures scientists and researchers use in papers and proposals fit into classical models. The book targets the internal structure of a paper, explaining how to write clear and professional sections, paragraphs, and sentences in a way that is clear and compelling. The ideas within a paper should flow seamlessly, drawing readers along. The final section of the book deals with special challenges, such as how to discuss research limitations and how to write for the public. Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. Its insights and strategies will equip science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively.
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  • Preface Lesson One: Understanding Style Lesson Two: Correctness Lesson Three: Actions Lesson Four: Characters Lesson Five: Cohesion and Coherence Lesson Six: Emphasis Lesson Seven: Concision Lesson Eight: Shape Lesson Nine: Elegance Lesson Ten: The Ethics of Style.
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Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace reflects the wisdom and clear authorial voice of Williams' best-selling book, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, while streamlining every chapter to create a very brief, yet powerfully direct guide to writing with style. The concise clarity of this book makes it a quick and ideal guide for freshman composition courses, writing courses across the disciplines, and as a supporting text in courses that require clear and direct writing. Style: The Basics covers the elemental principles of writing that will help students diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of their prose quickly and revise effectively. The text features principles of effective prose written in Williams' hallmark conversational style, offering reason-based principles, rather than hard and fast rules, for successful, effective writing.
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  • Preface Lesson One: Understanding Style Lesson Two: Correctness Lesson Three: Actions Lesson Four: Characters Lesson Five: Cohesion and Coherence Lesson Six: Emphasis Lesson Seven: Concision Lesson Eight: Shape Lesson Nine: Elegance Lesson Ten: The Ethics of Style.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace reflects the wisdom and clear authorial voice of Williams' best-selling book, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, while streamlining every chapter to create a very brief, yet powerfully direct guide to writing with style. The concise clarity of this book makes it a quick and ideal guide for freshman composition courses, writing courses across the disciplines, and as a supporting text in courses that require clear and direct writing. Style: The Basics covers the elemental principles of writing that will help students diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of their prose quickly and revise effectively. The text features principles of effective prose written in Williams' hallmark conversational style, offering reason-based principles, rather than hard and fast rules, for successful, effective writing.
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xxiii, 579, [59] p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm.
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Book
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  • Acknowledgments Introduction: The Ever-Changing Sierra Special Section: Geological Features and Where to See Them A Do-It-Yourself Rock Key Tables of Geological Features Maps of Geological Sights Chapter 1: Geology: Of Time and Rocks Chapter 2: The Range Today Chapter 3: Being First Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics Puts the Sierra Nevada in Its Place Chapter 5: Seas of Long Ago Chapter 6: Great Is Granite Chapter 7: Treasures from the Earth Chapter 8: Landscapes of Yesteryear Chapter 9: Days of Fire Chapter 10: Days of Ice Chapter 11: Mono Lake: The "Dead Sea" of the West Chapter 12: The Yosemite "Problem" Chapter 13: The Mountains Tremble Coda Glossary Suggestions for Further Reading Sources of Figure Graphics Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Writing with verve and clarity, Mary Hill tells the story of the magnificent Sierra Nevada - the longest, highest, and most spectacular mountain range in the contiguous United States. Hill takes us from the time before the land which would be California even existed, through the days of roaring volcanoes, violent earthquakes, and chilling ice sheets, to the more recent history of the Sierra's early explorers and the generations of adventuresome souls who followed. The author introduces the rocks of the Sierra Nevada, which tell the mountains' tale, and explains how nature's forces, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, faulting, erosion, and glaciation formed the range's world-renowned scenery and mineral wealth, including gold. For thirty years, the first edition of "Geology of the Sierra Nevada" has been the definitive guide to the Sierra Nevada's geological history for nature lovers, travelers, hikers, campers, and armchair explorers.This new edition offers new chapters and sidebars and incorporates the concept of plate tectonics throughout the text. It is written in easy-to-understand language for a wide audience. It gives detailed information on where to view outstanding Sierra Nevada geology in some of the world's most beloved natural treasures and national parks, including Yosemite. Provides specific information on places to see glaciers and glacial deposits, caves, and exhibits of gold mines and mining equipment, many from Gold Rush times. Superbly illustrated with 117 new color illustrations, 16 halftones, 39 line illustrations, and 12 maps, and also features an easy-to-use, interactive key for identifying rocks and a glossary of geological terms.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • Acknowledgments Introduction: The Ever-Changing Sierra Special Section: Geological Features and Where to See Them A Do-It-Yourself Rock Key Tables of Geological Features Maps of Geological Sights Chapter 1: Geology: Of Time and Rocks Chapter 2: The Range Today Chapter 3: Being First Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics Puts the Sierra Nevada in Its Place Chapter 5: Seas of Long Ago Chapter 6: Great Is Granite Chapter 7: Treasures from the Earth Chapter 8: Landscapes of Yesteryear Chapter 9: Days of Fire Chapter 10: Days of Ice Chapter 11: Mono Lake: The "Dead Sea" of the West Chapter 12: The Yosemite "Problem" Chapter 13: The Mountains Tremble Coda Glossary Suggestions for Further Reading Sources of Figure Graphics Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Writing with verve and clarity, Mary Hill tells the story of the magnificent Sierra Nevada - the longest, highest, and most spectacular mountain range in the contiguous United States. Hill takes us from the time before the land which would be California even existed, through the days of roaring volcanoes, violent earthquakes, and chilling ice sheets, to the more recent history of the Sierra's early explorers and the generations of adventuresome souls who followed. The author introduces the rocks of the Sierra Nevada, which tell the mountains' tale, and explains how nature's forces, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, faulting, erosion, and glaciation formed the range's world-renowned scenery and mineral wealth, including gold. For thirty years, the first edition of "Geology of the Sierra Nevada" has been the definitive guide to the Sierra Nevada's geological history for nature lovers, travelers, hikers, campers, and armchair explorers.This new edition offers new chapters and sidebars and incorporates the concept of plate tectonics throughout the text. It is written in easy-to-understand language for a wide audience. It gives detailed information on where to view outstanding Sierra Nevada geology in some of the world's most beloved natural treasures and national parks, including Yosemite. Provides specific information on places to see glaciers and glacial deposits, caves, and exhibits of gold mines and mining equipment, many from Gold Rush times. Superbly illustrated with 117 new color illustrations, 16 halftones, 39 line illustrations, and 12 maps, and also features an easy-to-use, interactive key for identifying rocks and a glossary of geological terms.
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  • Acknowledgments Introduction: The Ever-Changing Sierra Special Section: Geological Features and Where to See Them A Do-It-Yourself Rock Key Tables of Geological Features Maps of Geological Sights Chapter 1: Geology: Of Time and Rocks Chapter 2: The Range Today Chapter 3: Being First Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics Puts the Sierra Nevada in Its Place Chapter 5: Seas of Long Ago Chapter 6: Great Is Granite Chapter 7: Treasures from the Earth Chapter 8: Landscapes of Yesteryear Chapter 9: Days of Fire Chapter 10: Days of Ice Chapter 11: Mono Lake: The "Dead Sea" of the West Chapter 12: The Yosemite "Problem" Chapter 13: The Mountains Tremble Coda Glossary Suggestions for Further Reading Sources of Figure Graphics Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Writing with verve and clarity, Mary Hill tells the story of the magnificent Sierra Nevada - the longest, highest, and most spectacular mountain range in the contiguous United States. Hill takes us from the time before the land which would be California even existed, through the days of roaring volcanoes, violent earthquakes, and chilling ice sheets, to the more recent history of the Sierra's early explorers and the generations of adventuresome souls who followed. The author introduces the rocks of the Sierra Nevada, which tell the mountains' tale, and explains how nature's forces, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, faulting, erosion, and glaciation formed the range's world-renowned scenery and mineral wealth, including gold. For thirty years, the first edition of "Geology of the Sierra Nevada" has been the definitive guide to the Sierra Nevada's geological history for nature lovers, travelers, hikers, campers, and armchair explorers.This new edition offers new chapters and sidebars and incorporates the concept of plate tectonics throughout the text. It is written in easy-to-understand language for a wide audience. It gives detailed information on where to view outstanding Sierra Nevada geology in some of the world's most beloved natural treasures and national parks, including Yosemite. Provides specific information on places to see glaciers and glacial deposits, caves, and exhibits of gold mines and mining equipment, many from Gold Rush times. Superbly illustrated with 117 new color illustrations, 16 halftones, 39 line illustrations, and 12 maps, and also features an easy-to-use, interactive key for identifying rocks and a glossary of geological terms.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • Acknowledgments Introduction: The Ever-Changing Sierra Special Section: Geological Features and Where to See Them A Do-It-Yourself Rock Key Tables of Geological Features Maps of Geological Sights Chapter 1: Geology: Of Time and Rocks Chapter 2: The Range Today Chapter 3: Being First Chapter 4: Plate Tectonics Puts the Sierra Nevada in Its Place Chapter 5: Seas of Long Ago Chapter 6: Great Is Granite Chapter 7: Treasures from the Earth Chapter 8: Landscapes of Yesteryear Chapter 9: Days of Fire Chapter 10: Days of Ice Chapter 11: Mono Lake: The "Dead Sea" of the West Chapter 12: The Yosemite "Problem" Chapter 13: The Mountains Tremble Coda Glossary Suggestions for Further Reading Sources of Figure Graphics Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Writing with verve and clarity, Mary Hill tells the story of the magnificent Sierra Nevada - the longest, highest, and most spectacular mountain range in the contiguous United States. Hill takes us from the time before the land which would be California even existed, through the days of roaring volcanoes, violent earthquakes, and chilling ice sheets, to the more recent history of the Sierra's early explorers and the generations of adventuresome souls who followed. The author introduces the rocks of the Sierra Nevada, which tell the mountains' tale, and explains how nature's forces, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, faulting, erosion, and glaciation formed the range's world-renowned scenery and mineral wealth, including gold. For thirty years, the first edition of "Geology of the Sierra Nevada" has been the definitive guide to the Sierra Nevada's geological history for nature lovers, travelers, hikers, campers, and armchair explorers.This new edition offers new chapters and sidebars and incorporates the concept of plate tectonics throughout the text. It is written in easy-to-understand language for a wide audience. It gives detailed information on where to view outstanding Sierra Nevada geology in some of the world's most beloved natural treasures and national parks, including Yosemite. Provides specific information on places to see glaciers and glacial deposits, caves, and exhibits of gold mines and mining equipment, many from Gold Rush times. Superbly illustrated with 117 new color illustrations, 16 halftones, 39 line illustrations, and 12 maps, and also features an easy-to-use, interactive key for identifying rocks and a glossary of geological terms.
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  • Introduction : the political economy of California industrialization
  • The alchemy of hydraulic mining : technology, law, and resource-intensive industrialization
  • Banking on Sacramento : urban development, flood control, and political legitimization
  • Capitalizing on nature : innovation and production in the redwood forests
  • Gambling on the grassland : kinship, capital, and ecology in Southern California
  • The enclosure of the plateau : land and labor in the high lake country
  • Epilogue : economic development and the California environment.
An environmental History of California during the Gold Rush Between 1849 and 1874 almost $1 billion in gold was mined in California. With little available capital or labor, here's how: high-pressure water cannons washed hillsides into sluices that used mercury to trap gold but let the soil wash away; eventually more than three times the amount of earth moved to make way for the Panama Canal entered California's rivers, leaving behind twenty tons of mercury every mile--rivers overflowed their banks and valleys were flooded, the land poisoned. In the rush to wealth, the same chain of foreseeable consequences reduced California's forests and grasslands. Not since William Cronon's" Nature's Metropolis" has a historian so skillfully applied John Muir's insight--"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe"--to the telling of the history of the American West. Beautifully told, this is western environmental history at its finest. .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
  • Introduction : the political economy of California industrialization
  • The alchemy of hydraulic mining : technology, law, and resource-intensive industrialization
  • Banking on Sacramento : urban development, flood control, and political legitimization
  • Capitalizing on nature : innovation and production in the redwood forests
  • Gambling on the grassland : kinship, capital, and ecology in Southern California
  • The enclosure of the plateau : land and labor in the high lake country
  • Epilogue : economic development and the California environment.
An environmental History of California during the Gold Rush Between 1849 and 1874 almost $1 billion in gold was mined in California. With little available capital or labor, here's how: high-pressure water cannons washed hillsides into sluices that used mercury to trap gold but let the soil wash away; eventually more than three times the amount of earth moved to make way for the Panama Canal entered California's rivers, leaving behind twenty tons of mercury every mile--rivers overflowed their banks and valleys were flooded, the land poisoned. In the rush to wealth, the same chain of foreseeable consequences reduced California's forests and grasslands. Not since William Cronon's" Nature's Metropolis" has a historian so skillfully applied John Muir's insight--"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe"--to the telling of the history of the American West. Beautifully told, this is western environmental history at its finest. .
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Most histories of the California Mother Lode have focused on the mines around the American and Yuba Rivers. However, the "Southern Mines" - those centered around Calaveras County in the central Sierra - were also of importance in the development of California's mineral wealth. Calaveras Gold offers a detailed and meticulously researched history of mining and its economic impact in this region from the first discoveries in the 1840s until the present. Mining in Calaveras County covered the full spectrum of technology from the earliest placer efforts through drift and hydraulic mining to advanced hard-rock industrial mining. Subsidiary industries such as agriculture, transportation, lumbering, and water supply, as well as a complex social and political structure, developed around the mines. The authors examine the roles of race, gender, and class in this frontier society; the generation and distribution of capital; and the impact of the mines on the development of political and cultural institutions. They also look at the impact of mining on the Native American population, the realities of day-to-day life in the mining camps, the development of agriculture and commerce, the occurrence of crime and violence, and the cosmopolitan nature of the population. Calaveras County mining continued well into the twentieth century, and the authors examine the ways that mining practices changed as the ores were depleted and how the communities evolved from mining camps into permanent towns with new economic foundations and directions. Mining is no longer the basis of Calaveras's economy, but memories of the great days of the Mother Lode still attract tourists who bring a new form of wealth to the region. Calaveras Gold is based on extensive research in manuscript collections, oral histories, and rare imprints, and includes numerous period photographs and other illustrations.
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Most histories of the California Mother Lode have focused on the mines around the American and Yuba Rivers. However, the "Southern Mines" - those centered around Calaveras County in the central Sierra - were also of importance in the development of California's mineral wealth. Calaveras Gold offers a detailed and meticulously researched history of mining and its economic impact in this region from the first discoveries in the 1840s until the present. Mining in Calaveras County covered the full spectrum of technology from the earliest placer efforts through drift and hydraulic mining to advanced hard-rock industrial mining. Subsidiary industries such as agriculture, transportation, lumbering, and water supply, as well as a complex social and political structure, developed around the mines. The authors examine the roles of race, gender, and class in this frontier society; the generation and distribution of capital; and the impact of the mines on the development of political and cultural institutions. They also look at the impact of mining on the Native American population, the realities of day-to-day life in the mining camps, the development of agriculture and commerce, the occurrence of crime and violence, and the cosmopolitan nature of the population. Calaveras County mining continued well into the twentieth century, and the authors examine the ways that mining practices changed as the ores were depleted and how the communities evolved from mining camps into permanent towns with new economic foundations and directions. Mining is no longer the basis of Calaveras's economy, but memories of the great days of the Mother Lode still attract tourists who bring a new form of wealth to the region. Calaveras Gold is based on extensive research in manuscript collections, oral histories, and rare imprints, and includes numerous period photographs and other illustrations.
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9. California geology [2004]

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xxi, 552 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
  • I. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY. 1. Plate Tectonics and California. 2. California's Rocks and Minerals. 3. Geologic Time, Dating Earth Materials, and California Fossils--Basics of Faults and Folds. 4. Geologic Maps and Sources of Information Including Web Sites. II. GEOLOGICAL HIGHLIGHTS OF CALIFORNIA. 5. Young Volcanoes: The Cascades, the Modoc Plateau, and the Long Valley Caldera. 6. California's Deserts: Climate, Changing Environments, and Resources. 7. The Basin and Range and Mojave Desert: Old Rocks and Young Faults. 8. The Sierra Nevada: Granite, Gold, and Glaciers. 9. The Klamath Mountains: Accreted Terranes and a View of the Mantle. 10. Water in California. 11. The Great Valley: Sediments and Soils. 12. The Coast Ranges: Mountains of Complexity. 13. Earthquakes, Faults, and Seismic Safety. 14. The San Andreas Fault System. 15. The California Coast. 16. The Transverse Ranges, The Los Angeles Basin, and the Offshore Islands: Compression and Rapid Change. 17. The Peninsular Ranges. III. CALIFORNIA GEOLOGY: AN INTEGRATED VIEW. 18. The Evolution of California Through Geologic Time. 19. Geology and California Citizens--Including Resources, Hazardous Geologic Processes, Climate Change, Changing Calif. Landscape. Glossary. Place Index. Subject Index. PLATES: INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVERS. Plate 1. Geologic Map of California. Plate 2. Fault Map of California. Plate 3. Digital Shaded Relief Map of California. Plate 4. Map Showing Major Mountain Ranges, Streams, Lakes, Highways, and Cities of California.
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For a one-semester introductory course in California Geology. No prerequisites required. With plate tectonics as a central theme, this text is intended to acquaint non-geologists with California geology. Introduces basic principles in the beginning of the text and works toward a unifying picture of California geology.
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  • I. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY. 1. Plate Tectonics and California. 2. California's Rocks and Minerals. 3. Geologic Time, Dating Earth Materials, and California Fossils--Basics of Faults and Folds. 4. Geologic Maps and Sources of Information Including Web Sites. II. GEOLOGICAL HIGHLIGHTS OF CALIFORNIA. 5. Young Volcanoes: The Cascades, the Modoc Plateau, and the Long Valley Caldera. 6. California's Deserts: Climate, Changing Environments, and Resources. 7. The Basin and Range and Mojave Desert: Old Rocks and Young Faults. 8. The Sierra Nevada: Granite, Gold, and Glaciers. 9. The Klamath Mountains: Accreted Terranes and a View of the Mantle. 10. Water in California. 11. The Great Valley: Sediments and Soils. 12. The Coast Ranges: Mountains of Complexity. 13. Earthquakes, Faults, and Seismic Safety. 14. The San Andreas Fault System. 15. The California Coast. 16. The Transverse Ranges, The Los Angeles Basin, and the Offshore Islands: Compression and Rapid Change. 17. The Peninsular Ranges. III. CALIFORNIA GEOLOGY: AN INTEGRATED VIEW. 18. The Evolution of California Through Geologic Time. 19. Geology and California Citizens--Including Resources, Hazardous Geologic Processes, Climate Change, Changing Calif. Landscape. Glossary. Place Index. Subject Index. PLATES: INSIDE FRONT AND BACK COVERS. Plate 1. Geologic Map of California. Plate 2. Fault Map of California. Plate 3. Digital Shaded Relief Map of California. Plate 4. Map Showing Major Mountain Ranges, Streams, Lakes, Highways, and Cities of California.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
For a one-semester introductory course in California Geology. No prerequisites required. With plate tectonics as a central theme, this text is intended to acquaint non-geologists with California geology. Introduces basic principles in the beginning of the text and works toward a unifying picture of California geology.
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For more than a century the history of the American Frontier, particularly the West, has been the speciality of the Arthur H. Clark Company. We publish new books, both interpretive and documentary, in small, high-quality editions for the collector, researcher, and library.
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For more than a century the history of the American Frontier, particularly the West, has been the speciality of the Arthur H. Clark Company. We publish new books, both interpretive and documentary, in small, high-quality editions for the collector, researcher, and library.
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xvii, 361 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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xviii, 290 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
In this first environmental history of the gold rush, Kathryn Morse describes how the miners got to the Klondike, the mining technologies they employed, and the complex networks by which they obtained food, clothing, and tools. She looks at the political and economic debates surrounding the valuation of gold and the emerging industrial economy that exploited its extraction in Alaska. The profound economic and cultural transformations that supported the Alaska-Yukon gold rush ultimately reverberate to modern times. Kathryn Morse is associate professor of history at Middlebury College in Vermont.
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In this first environmental history of the gold rush, Kathryn Morse describes how the miners got to the Klondike, the mining technologies they employed, and the complex networks by which they obtained food, clothing, and tools. She looks at the political and economic debates surrounding the valuation of gold and the emerging industrial economy that exploited its extraction in Alaska. The profound economic and cultural transformations that supported the Alaska-Yukon gold rush ultimately reverberate to modern times. Kathryn Morse is associate professor of history at Middlebury College in Vermont.
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547 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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xxxviii, 394, xv p. ; 21 cm.
Josiah Royce's California, published in 1886, chronicles California's early history. With keen attention to detail, Royce produced a passionate narrative -- at times ironic, at times outraged, at times in awe of pioneer courage -- that is admired to this day. In 1948, Robert Glass Cleland wrote, "At this particular moment, when American society is in such a violent state of flux, national character so difficult to appraise, and the state undergoing such revolutionary change, the republication of Royce's California is strikingly well timed...." Truer words could not be said of the 2002 edition. Preferring fact to myth and optimism to despair, Royce sought to ground our history in truth and to reveal the moral consequences of the American conquest of Mexican California.
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Josiah Royce's California, published in 1886, chronicles California's early history. With keen attention to detail, Royce produced a passionate narrative -- at times ironic, at times outraged, at times in awe of pioneer courage -- that is admired to this day. In 1948, Robert Glass Cleland wrote, "At this particular moment, when American society is in such a violent state of flux, national character so difficult to appraise, and the state undergoing such revolutionary change, the republication of Royce's California is strikingly well timed...." Truer words could not be said of the 2002 edition. Preferring fact to myth and optimism to despair, Royce sought to ground our history in truth and to reveal the moral consequences of the American conquest of Mexican California.
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xiii, 119 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
African American records of the Gold Rush are rare, as are underground railroad accounts from those fleeing to freedom; yet here is the account of a self-taught escaped slave and underground railroad worker who also succumbed to the lure of the California Gold Rush. James Williams was all of these things and more, a fascinating individual who in this memoir manages to cram more life into fewer pages than almost anyone has before or since - a habit of traveling light that served him well. We learn about Williams's birth and escape from the South and his travels and exciting experiences on the West Coast in the mid-nineteenth century. We become privy to his views on the many people he met, including Chinese immigrants, and his observations on notable events of his time, such as the Modoc War in California.
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African American records of the Gold Rush are rare, as are underground railroad accounts from those fleeing to freedom; yet here is the account of a self-taught escaped slave and underground railroad worker who also succumbed to the lure of the California Gold Rush. James Williams was all of these things and more, a fascinating individual who in this memoir manages to cram more life into fewer pages than almost anyone has before or since - a habit of traveling light that served him well. We learn about Williams's birth and escape from the South and his travels and exciting experiences on the West Coast in the mid-nineteenth century. We become privy to his views on the many people he met, including Chinese immigrants, and his observations on notable events of his time, such as the Modoc War in California.
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280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Prologue : questions in the dark
  • The empire builder
  • Brannan's Mill
  • The speculators' city
  • The floods of '49 and '50
  • The roots of community
  • Dangerous ground
  • Civic middlemen
  • The death of Frederick Roe
  • The buildings most needed
  • Epilogue : a more rigid adherence to fashion.
Eifler takes the reader on a journey into early western urbanisation with his study of Sacramento. He examines the earliest founding of the city by speculators looking to cash in on gold rush trade, uncovering the rampant competition between a handful of men intent on creating a city that would dominate the mining trade. The arrival of thousands of miners into the region, who had their own ideas about what role a city should play in an isolated mining frontier, provides another complication in Sacramento's growth as miners and city founders clashed on nearly every civic issue. Rising tensions between these groups erupted into open warfare just twenty months after the city's founding. The book analyses the aftermath of the riot, which discredited both founders and miner/settlers and gave rise to a new urban commercial class removed from the labours of mining. Thus, Sacramento's residents sought to create stable urban institutions that could, hopefully, safely negotiate the travails of unrestricted commercialism. This is an engaging, valuable glimpse of western urban development through the eyes of classes and individuals often at odds with each other but never completely divorced.
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  • Prologue : questions in the dark
  • The empire builder
  • Brannan's Mill
  • The speculators' city
  • The floods of '49 and '50
  • The roots of community
  • Dangerous ground
  • Civic middlemen
  • The death of Frederick Roe
  • The buildings most needed
  • Epilogue : a more rigid adherence to fashion.
Eifler takes the reader on a journey into early western urbanisation with his study of Sacramento. He examines the earliest founding of the city by speculators looking to cash in on gold rush trade, uncovering the rampant competition between a handful of men intent on creating a city that would dominate the mining trade. The arrival of thousands of miners into the region, who had their own ideas about what role a city should play in an isolated mining frontier, provides another complication in Sacramento's growth as miners and city founders clashed on nearly every civic issue. Rising tensions between these groups erupted into open warfare just twenty months after the city's founding. The book analyses the aftermath of the riot, which discredited both founders and miner/settlers and gave rise to a new urban commercial class removed from the labours of mining. Thus, Sacramento's residents sought to create stable urban institutions that could, hopefully, safely negotiate the travails of unrestricted commercialism. This is an engaging, valuable glimpse of western urban development through the eyes of classes and individuals often at odds with each other but never completely divorced.
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Bird, Dennis K
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xii, 367 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • Preface-- Introduction Kenneth N. Owens 1. Gold-Rich Saints: Mormon Beginnings of the California Gold Rush Kenneth N. Owens "2. "We Will Make Our Fortunes--No Doubt of It": The Worldwide Rush to California Malcolm J. Rohrbough" "3. "The Greatest and Most Perverted Paradise": Forty-Niners in Latin America Brian Roberts" 4. Clouded Legacy: California Indians and the Gold Rush Albert L. Hurtado "5. "My Brother's Keeper": Mexicans and the Hunt for Prosperity in California, 1848-2 Michael J. Gonzalez" 6. Never Far from Home: Being Chinese in the California Gold Rush Sylvia Sun Minnick "7. "Do You Think I'll Lug Trunks?" African Americans in Gold Rush California Shirley Ann Wilson Moore" "8. Disorder, Crime, and Punishment in the California Gold Rush Martin Ridge" 9. Where Have All the Young Men Gone? The Social Legacy of the California Gold Rush Elizabeth Jameson "10. The Last Fandango: Women, Work, and the End of the California Gold Rush Susan L. Johnson " 11. After California: Later Gold Rushes of the Pacific Basin Jeremy Mouat 12. From Gold Pans to California Dredges: The Search for Mass Production in Placer Mining Clark C. Spence 13. The Last Great Gold Rush: From California to the Klondike in the Nineteenth Century Charlene Porsild 14. Begun by Gold: Sacramento and the Gold Rush Legacy after 150 Years Kenneth N. Owens List of Contributors-- Index.
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The California Gold Rush was much more than a western or white event-it involved and affected diverse peoples, places, and histories far outside of its region and time. In this volume, leading scholars cast new light on the Gold Rush by examining its trajectory and legacy within a global context of race, economics, and culture. A dynamic range of peoples were drawn to and impacted by the California Gold Rush-including Mormons, California Indians, African Americans, Chinese, Mexicans and Latin Americans. Special attention is given here to their varying motivations and experiences and frequently shared struggle against racism in California. The roles and influence of other important components of Gold Rush society-women, workers, law-breakers, and law-enforcers-are also examined. A number of contributors cast their eyes beyond the event to consider its long-term consequences for California history and for subsequent gold rushes in the northwest and Klondike. With lively and incisive strokes, the contributors to this collection paint the most complete and nuanced portrait of the California Gold Rush to date. Kenneth N. Owens is a professor emeritus of history at California State University. He is the editor of The Wreck of the Sv. Nikolai and John Sutter and a Wider West, both published by the University of Nebraska Press.
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  • Preface-- Introduction Kenneth N. Owens 1. Gold-Rich Saints: Mormon Beginnings of the California Gold Rush Kenneth N. Owens "2. "We Will Make Our Fortunes--No Doubt of It": The Worldwide Rush to California Malcolm J. Rohrbough" "3. "The Greatest and Most Perverted Paradise": Forty-Niners in Latin America Brian Roberts" 4. Clouded Legacy: California Indians and the Gold Rush Albert L. Hurtado "5. "My Brother's Keeper": Mexicans and the Hunt for Prosperity in California, 1848-2 Michael J. Gonzalez" 6. Never Far from Home: Being Chinese in the California Gold Rush Sylvia Sun Minnick "7. "Do You Think I'll Lug Trunks?" African Americans in Gold Rush California Shirley Ann Wilson Moore" "8. Disorder, Crime, and Punishment in the California Gold Rush Martin Ridge" 9. Where Have All the Young Men Gone? The Social Legacy of the California Gold Rush Elizabeth Jameson "10. The Last Fandango: Women, Work, and the End of the California Gold Rush Susan L. Johnson " 11. After California: Later Gold Rushes of the Pacific Basin Jeremy Mouat 12. From Gold Pans to California Dredges: The Search for Mass Production in Placer Mining Clark C. Spence 13. The Last Great Gold Rush: From California to the Klondike in the Nineteenth Century Charlene Porsild 14. Begun by Gold: Sacramento and the Gold Rush Legacy after 150 Years Kenneth N. Owens List of Contributors-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
The California Gold Rush was much more than a western or white event-it involved and affected diverse peoples, places, and histories far outside of its region and time. In this volume, leading scholars cast new light on the Gold Rush by examining its trajectory and legacy within a global context of race, economics, and culture. A dynamic range of peoples were drawn to and impacted by the California Gold Rush-including Mormons, California Indians, African Americans, Chinese, Mexicans and Latin Americans. Special attention is given here to their varying motivations and experiences and frequently shared struggle against racism in California. The roles and influence of other important components of Gold Rush society-women, workers, law-breakers, and law-enforcers-are also examined. A number of contributors cast their eyes beyond the event to consider its long-term consequences for California history and for subsequent gold rushes in the northwest and Klondike. With lively and incisive strokes, the contributors to this collection paint the most complete and nuanced portrait of the California Gold Rush to date. Kenneth N. Owens is a professor emeritus of history at California State University. He is the editor of The Wreck of the Sv. Nikolai and John Sutter and a Wider West, both published by the University of Nebraska Press.
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xxii, 160 p. : port. ; 23 cm.
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