Books by Leonard L. Richards

Leonard L. Richards, professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, took his degrees at the University of California, Berkeley and Davis. He has also taught at San Francisco State College and the University of Hawaii. His Gentlemen of Property a

Released: Feb. 19, 2007

"Brings to life a population of scheming officeholders, xenophobic Californians and frantic slaveholders, all of whom resorted to the ultimate frontier solution: violence."
An ugly tale of gold, greed and politics in mid-19th-century America. Read full book review >