Castle Valley, America: hard land, hard-won home

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Utah State University Press, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 365 pages
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In Castle Valley, coal mining and the railroad attracted diverse, multiethnic communities and a fair share of historic characters, from Butch Cassidy to Mother Jones. Taniguchi has written an epic history that is not just local history but American history writ locally.

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Contents

Passing Through 17761869
7
The Significance of the Frontier 18701882
28
The Railroad and the Raids 18821890
53
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About the author (2004)

Nancy J. Taniguchi, who lived for thirteen years in Castle Valley and was previously on the faculty of the College of Eastern Utah in Price, is professor of history at California State University, Stanislaus. She is the author of numerous published articles in mining, legal, women's, western, and Utah history and of one book, Necessary Fraud: Progressive Reform
and Utah Coal.

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