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Author Porsild, Charlene L., 1965- author

Title Gamblers and dreamers : women, men, and community in the Klondike / Charlene Porsild

Published Vancouver : UBC Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 250 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
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Contents ""Contents""; ""Illustrations, Maps, and Tables""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 Gamblers of a Hundred Hells and Dreamers from the Seven Seas""; ""2 The Original Yukoners and the Klondike Gold Rush""; ""3 The Thrill of the Chase: Miners and Other Labouring People in Dawson""; ""4 The Scarlet Ladder: Work and Social Life in Dawson's Underworld""; ""5 'Like Flocks of Migrating Geese': Social Work and Religious Life in the Klondike""; ""6 Sterling Reputations and Golden Opportunities: The Professional and Business Sectors of Dawson""; ""7 Women, Men, and Community in the Klondike""
""Appendix: Quantifying the Klondike""""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-243) and index
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Subject Community life -- Yukon -- Dawson -- History.
Dawson (Yukon) -- History.
Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0774854553 (electronic bk.)
9780774854559 (electronic bk.)