The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco

The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco

for $ 11.99

11.99 The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco http://covers.feedbooks.net/item/98536.jpg?t=1506279757 http://www.feedbooks.com/item/98536/the-barbary-plague-the-black-death-in-victorian-san-francisco?utm_medium=uwishlist&utm_source=amazon

“San Francisco in 1900 was a Gold Rush boomtown settling into a gaudy middle age. . . . It had a pompous new skyline with skyscrapers nearly twenty stories tall, grand hotels, and Victorian mansions on Nob Hill. . . . The wharf bristled with masts and smokestacks from as many as a thousand sailing ships and steamers arriving each year. . . . But the harbor would not be safe for long. Across the Pacific came an unexpected import, bubonic plague. Sailing from China… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Random House (March 18, 2003)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Look for similar items  


>
>