Table of contents for Hard road west : history and geology along the Gold Rush trail / Keith Heyer Meldahl.

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CONTENTS
Preface	000
Introduction: Stardust	000
1: An American Journey	000
2: Between Winter's Chill Brackets	000
3: Ascending the Plains	000
4: Exhumed Mountains and Hungry Rivers	000
5: Black Hills and Bent Rock	000
6: To the Backbone of the Continent	000
7: Cordilleran Upheaval	000
8: Most Godforsaken Country	000
9; The Bear and the Snake	000
10: A Breaking Up of the World	000
11: Most Miserable River	000
12: The Worst Desert You Ever Saw	000
13: Into the Land of Gold	000
14: Contingent History	000
Epilogue	000
Acknowledgments	000
Notes	000
Bibliography	000
Figure Credits	000
Index	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.).
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- Geography.
Landscape -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Landforms -- West (U.S.).
Geology -- West (U.S.).