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Western History Association 2020

Western History at UC Press

In a moment of particular awareness of the crucial necessity of diversity and equity across race, gender and sexuality in our world, UC Press is a lead publisher that challenges the old mythology of the history of the American West and even to break down the geographic boundaries. The West moves beyond places like Wyoming and Texas to incorporate the Mexican border, the waters of the Pacific, and the routes of Asian migration.

WHA Blog Series

Here's what to look forward to over the next few days:

  • A note from editor Niels Nooper
  • Author interviews
  • Recommended books for courses
  • And more!
  • Visit the UC Press WHA blog

    Meet the Editor

    Although we are unable to see you in person, we'd still love for you to "stop by the booth" and meet with us virtually. Want to pitch your book? Come prepared with clear statements of your argument, your audience, and why you want to write this book.

    Niels Hooper, Executive Editor - History and American Studies

    See what Niels is interested in acquiring & schedule a meeting.

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    UC Press Journals

    Pacific Historial Review California History Southern California Quarterly The Public Historian Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos Boom California
    A Global History of Gold Rushes by Benjamin Mountford, Stephen Tuffnell

    A Global History of Gold Rushes

    • by Benjamin Mountford (Editor), Stephen Tuffnell (Editor)
    • October 2018
    • Paperback $29.95, £25.00|
      Hardcover $85.00,  £70.00|
      eBook $29.95,  £25.00