Iron, Oil, and Emeryville: Resource Industrialization and Metropolitan Expansion in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1850-1900

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Lunine, Seth;
(2013)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Geography | American history | Economic history

Scholars have largely overlooked the formative role of industry in both California's economic development and the San Francisco Bay Area's metropolitan expansion during the late nineteenth century. Beginning in the early 1880s, leading firms in San Francisco's speciali... View more
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