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Losing Ground The Displacement of San Gorgonio Pass Cahuilla People in the 19th Century

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ISBN-10: 0939046520

ISBN-13: 9780939046522

Edition: 2012

Authors: Louis Doody, Betty Meltzer

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What was San Gorgonio Pass really like in the 19th century? Was it a place where stalwart American settlers staked out their claim to the American Dream in an empty wilderness by sheer grit? Was it like one of those Hollywood sets, with rumbling stagecoaches, hostile Indians, cattle rustlers, school marms, quaking sheriffs and the usual swift justice at the end of a rope?Losing Ground dispels these cinematic clichés and brings to light a past that has all but remained secret. At the heart of the untold story is how the Cahuilla people became the indispensable labor force that developed the San Bernardino Valley and the San Gorgonio Pass under Spanish, Mexican and American rule and yet were…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Malki-Ballena Press
Publication date: 3/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Language: English