Ruins of a World: Chinese Gold Mining Camp on the Snake River Idaho - Twin Falls


Title: Ruins of a World: Chinese Gold Mining at the Mon-Tung Site in the Snake River Canyon

Author: Ronald L. James

Description: Inscribed by the author on title page. Card covers. Light signs of handling. Faint blemish to top of spine. Interior is clean. Illustrated. viii, 91 pp. 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Idaho Cultural Resources Series, Number IV.

An archaeological and ethno-historical presentation of the evidence of the Chinese miners and their mining camp on Idaho's Snake River at the Mon-Tung site. The site is located about a half-mile below the cataract of the Twin Falls on the north side of the river. During the summer of 1989, an archaeological excavation took place at the site and recovered an impressive amount of information and artifacts dating to the 1870s. Includes 11-page list of references.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Place: n.p.
Year: 1995

Keywords: Idaho, Twin Falls, Snake River, mining, Chinese, Chinese immigrants, Chinese laborers, Idaho Cultural Resources Series, mining camps,

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