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The Resource California standoff : miners, Indians and farmers at war, 1850-1860, Michele Shover

California standoff : miners, Indians and farmers at war, 1850-1860, Michele Shover

Label
California standoff : miners, Indians and farmers at war, 1850-1860
Title
California standoff
Title remainder
miners, Indians and farmers at war, 1850-1860
Statement of responsibility
Michele Shover
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Northern California's 'Indian Wars,' victory eluded settlers and Indians between 1850 and 1860 for reasons Standoff explores that are unique to that area"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shover, Michele
Dewey number
979.4/3204
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E78.C15
LC item number
S564 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bidwell, John
  • Indians of North America
  • Maidu Indians
  • Mill Creek Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Butte County (Calif.)
Label
California standoff : miners, Indians and farmers at war, 1850-1860, Michele Shover
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223125802067
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( pages 273-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to the people and places -- "Big times" at Bidwell's Rancho: the Indian Treaties of 1851-1852 -- Defeat of the Treaty -- Bidwell under siege and in pursuit -- The Butte Creeks become Mill Creeks -- The settlers avenge the new Mill Creeks -- Kibbe's 1859 Pit River expedition, the Butte Creek flank -- Child killings in Civil War politics -- Harassing "Rebs," the Indian soldiers' pastime -- New child killings imperil Indians at Rancho Chico -- John Bidwell outfoxes soldiers, bureaucrats and settlers -- The death trail -- Retribution on Mill Creek -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices -- A. Treaty at Rio Chico, 1851 -- B. Letter from John Bidwell to Joseph McCorkle -- A note on confusion in accounts -- Indian vulnerability and resistance to malaria -- E. The Kroeber version -- F. Iowa's Sutherland boys in Butte County gold mines, town jobs and Indian pursuits
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxvi, 396 pages
Isbn
9781935807155
Lccn
2015046975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)930875536
Label
California standoff : miners, Indians and farmers at war, 1850-1860, Michele Shover
Publication
Bar code
31223125802067
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ( pages 273-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to the people and places -- "Big times" at Bidwell's Rancho: the Indian Treaties of 1851-1852 -- Defeat of the Treaty -- Bidwell under siege and in pursuit -- The Butte Creeks become Mill Creeks -- The settlers avenge the new Mill Creeks -- Kibbe's 1859 Pit River expedition, the Butte Creek flank -- Child killings in Civil War politics -- Harassing "Rebs," the Indian soldiers' pastime -- New child killings imperil Indians at Rancho Chico -- John Bidwell outfoxes soldiers, bureaucrats and settlers -- The death trail -- Retribution on Mill Creek -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices -- A. Treaty at Rio Chico, 1851 -- B. Letter from John Bidwell to Joseph McCorkle -- A note on confusion in accounts -- Indian vulnerability and resistance to malaria -- E. The Kroeber version -- F. Iowa's Sutherland boys in Butte County gold mines, town jobs and Indian pursuits
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxvi, 396 pages
Isbn
9781935807155
Lccn
2015046975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)930875536

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