Jewish Voices of the California Gold Rush: A Documentary History, 1849-1880 (American Jewish Civilization S.)
By: Ava Fran Kahn (author)Hardback
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In 1848, news of the California Gold Rush swept the world. The cry was heard by Jews in Europe and the eastern USA, who arrived to found new cultural, social and religious institutions. This study examines the life of California's early Jewish community through letters, diaries and legal documents.
Ava F. Kahn is the author of the forthcoming books Jewish Life in the American West: Generation to Generation (University of Washington Press, 2002) and California Jews (Brandeis University Press and University of New England Press, 2002).
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