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How Shakespeare won the West

Helene Koon

How Shakespeare won the West

players and performances in America"s Gold Rush, 1849-1865

by Helene Koon

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • United States,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- California.,
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1800-1950.,
    • Theater -- California -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Actors -- California -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Actors -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.,
    • California -- Gold discoveries.,
    • California -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Helene Wickham Koon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3105 .K66 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 177 p. ;
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2217478M
      ISBN 100899504329
      LC Control Number89042727

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