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Roar and the Silence A History of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode

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ISBN-10: 0874173205

ISBN-13: 9780874173208

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ronald M. James

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
Publication date: 9/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Glimmer of Opportunity: The Setting
The First Boom: Building the Community
The First Boom: Building the Mines
Grief, Depression, and Disasters: Successes in the Midst of Failures
A Time of Bonanza
The Workers: Labor in an Industrialized Community
The International Community: Ethnicity Celebrated
The Moral Options: Sinners
The Moral Options: Saints
Princes and Paupers: Contrasts in Class
Over Time: Bonanza and Borrasca (1877-1942)
The Sequel to the Big Bonanza: Tourism and Television
Afterword
Notes
Bibliography and Bibliographical Essay
Index