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Orsi, Richard J.

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Works: 19 works in 79 publications in 2 languages and 8,689 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: F864, 979.4
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Most widely held works by Richard J Orsi
Contested Eden California before the Gold Rush ( )
10 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Celebrating the 150th birthday of the state of California offers the opportunity to reexamine the founding of modern California, from the earliest days through the Gold Rush and up to 1870. In this four-volume series, published in association with the California Historical Society, leading scholars offer a contemporary perspective on such issues as the evolution of a distinctive California culture, the interaction between people and the natural environment, the ways in which California's development affected the United States and the world, and the legacy of cultural and ethnic diversity in th
Sunset limited the Southern Pacific Railroad and the development of the American West, 1850-1930 by Richard J Orsi ( )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The only major US railroad built from west to east, the Southern Pacific played a major role in the shaping of the West & the development of southern California in particular. 'Sunset Limited' explores the corporate strategy over time to reveal how the company saw its place in the world
A golden state mining and economic development in gold rush California ( )
9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taming the elephant politics, government, and law in pioneer California by John F Burns ( )
10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final of four volumes in the 'California History Sesquicentennial Series', this text compiles original essays which treat the consequential role of post-Gold Rush California government, politics and law in the building of a dynamic state with lasting impact to the present day
Rooted in barbarous soil : people, culture, and community in Gold Rush California ( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elusive eden : a new history of California by Richard B Rice ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charts the historical development of California, beginning with the evolution of the landscape and climate and the arrival of the first inhabitants, the Indians, through social, political, and environmental controversies of the present and the future. The book portrays a land of remarkable richness and complexity, settled by waves of people from diverse cultures. The text is organized chronologically into ten parts, each developing a major theme or issue for a particular period in California's history. The first chapter of each part is a narrative that spotlights and dramatizes the personal responses of significant individuals at critical moments of historical change. The authors stress issues such as ethnic groups, women, environmental history, and social and cultural history.--From publisher description
Yosemite and Sequoia : a century of California national parks ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A list of references for the history of agriculture in California by Richard J Orsi ( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selling the Golden State a study of boosterism in nineteenth-century California by Richard J Orsi ( )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African Americans in California ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A golden state : mining and economic development in California ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
California history sesquicentennial series ( Book )
in Undetermined and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taming the elephant politics, government, and law in pioneer California ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Octopus reconsidered : the Southern Pacific and Agricultural modernization in California, 1865-1915 by Richard J Orsi ( Book )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contested Eden ( )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A golden state mining and economic development in gold rush California ( )
in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Railroads and water in the arid Far West : the Southern Pacific Company as a pioneer water developer by Richard J Orsi ( )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Taming the Elephant ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The elusive eden a new history of California by Richard B Rice ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[This book] charts the historical development of California, beginning with the evolution of the landscape and climate and the arrival of the first inhabitants, the Indians, through social, political, and environmental controversies of the present and the future. The book portrays a land of remarkable richness and complexity, settled by waves of people from diverse cultures. The text is organized chronologically into 10 parts, each developing a major theme or issue for a particular period in California's history. The first chapter of each part is a narrative that spotlights and dramatizes the personal responses of significant individuals at critical moments of historical change. The authors stress issues of current importance such as: ethnic groups, women, environmental history and social and cultural history. -http://booksinprint.com
 
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