Insider Stories of the Comstock Lode and Nevada's Mining Frontier, 1859-1909: Primary Sources in American Social History

Insider Stories of the Comstock Lode and Nevada's Mining Frontier, 1859-1909: Primary Sources in American Social History

By: Lawrence I. Berkove (editor)Hardback

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This two-volume work includes the "Bye-the-Bye" columns that were published in "The Nevada Mining News" in the years 1908-1909. This featured column was devoted to a series of historical memoirs primarily about the Comstock Lode of the 1860s to 1880s. The columns provide a fascinating glimpse into this era during which the first major mining enterprise in Nevada occurred and shed light on a number of the personalities of that time, including John Mackay. The editor has framed these materials through an excellent introduction, explanatory annotation, supplementary appendices, a thorough bibliography, and index.

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About Author

Dr. Lawrence Berkove is Professor Emeritus of American Studies at the University of Michigan - Dearborn. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author/editor of The Sagebrush Anthology: Literature from the Silver Age of the Old West (University of Missouri Press, 2006), The Best Short Stories of Mark Twain (Modern Library, 2004), and A Prescription for Adversity: The Moral Art of Ambrose Bierce (Ohio State University Press, 2002). Dr. Berkove has also written many essays and articles which have appeared in American History Through Literature, A Companion to Mark Twain, American Literary Realism and Mark Twain Journal.

Contents

Volume 1; Introduction; Glossary of Mining Terms; "By-the-Bye" Texts; Column 1 (30 April 1908); Column 2 (7 May 1908); Column 3 (14 May 1908); Column 4 (21 May 1908); Column 5 (28 May 1908); Column 6 (4 June 1908); Column 7 (11 June 1908); Column 8 (18 June 1908); Column 9 (25 June 1908); Column 10 (2 July 1908); Column 11 (9 July 1908); Column 12 (16 July 1908); Column 13 (23 July 1908); Column 14 (30 July 1908); Column 15 (6 August 1908); Column 16 (13 August 1908); Column 17 (20 August 1908); Column 18 (22 August 1908); Column 19 (27 August 1908); Column 20 (3 September 1908); Column 21 (10 September 1908); Column 22 (17 September 1908); Column 23 (24 September 1908); Column 24 (1 October 1908); Column 25 (8 October 1908); Column 26 (15 October 1908); Column 27 (22 October 1908); Column 28 (29 October 1908); Volume 2; Column 29 (5 November 1908); Column 30 (12 November 1908); Column 31 (19 November 1908); Column 32 (26 November 1908); Column 33 (3 December 1908); Column 34 (10 December 1908)608; Column 35 (17 December 1908); Column 36 (24 December 1908); Column 37 (31 December 1908); Column 38 (7 January 1909); Column 39 (14 January 1909); Column 40 (21 January 1909); Column 41 (28 January 1909); Column 42 (4 February 1909); Column 43 (18 February 1909); Column 44 (25 February 1909); Column 45 (4 March 1909); Column 46 (11 March 1909); Column 47 (18 March 1909); Column 48 (25 March 1909); Column 49 (1 April 1909); Column 50 (8 April 1909); Column 51 (15 April 1909); Column 52 (22 April 1909); Column 53 (29 April 1909); Column 54 (6 May 1909); Column 55 (13 May 1909); Column 56 (20 May 1909); Column 57 (27 May 1909); Mark Twain Appendix; James Fair Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/02/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780773454118
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1140
  • ID: 9780773454118
  • ISBN10: 077345411X

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