Boulder : University Press of Colorado, 2013.
x, 284 pages : illustrations, maps.
Mining the American West.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: California, the quicksilver state British imperialism and California's quicksilver Money and power in California's quicksilver industry A geography of mercury mining in California Ethnic and racial hierarchies at New Almaden Race, technology and work in the 1870s Race, family, and camp life in the 1870s Conclusion: the legacy of mercury mining.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.