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BOOK REVIEW: The Elephant That Ate The Night by Bing Bai. Jan 29, But for my daughter she really got it, she saw that there was a purpose for the night, and I guess that is the magic of picture books, they convey things with pictures and words that a novel just lacks. In “They Saw the Elephant,” Joann Levy argues that, on the contrary, women played an important role in the California Gold Rush. Her colorful stories of the adventuresome ladies who traveled West. Oct 31, Pat rated it it was amazing They Saw the Elephant is a well written and documented book about women who went to California during the Gold Rush era. It give names, where they left from and where they went, it tells routes and what the trips were like. Traveling at that period of time was dangerous and perilous/5().

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They Saw the Elephant: Women in the California Gold Rush Jo Ann Levy, Author Archon Books $ (p) ISBN they crossed the Isthmus of Panama by . Oct 31, Pat rated it it was amazing They Saw the Elephant is a well written and documented book about women who went to California during the Gold Rush era. It give names, where they left from and where they went, it tells routes and what the trips were like. Traveling at that period of time was dangerous and perilous/5(). In “They Saw the Elephant,” Joann Levy argues that, on the contrary, women played an important role in the California Gold Rush. Her colorful stories of the adventuresome ladies who traveled West.

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In They Saw the Elephant, JoAnn Levy tells us about the women who made this incredible journey. When Levy first began to do research, some numbers just didn't add up. Men who wrote about the California Gold Rush of were quick to say that those racing to the gold fields were almost all exclusively male, but statistics and the historical record do not bear that out. In “They Saw the Elephant,” Joann Levy argues that, on the contrary, women played an important role in the California Gold Rush. Her colorful stories of the adventuresome ladies who traveled West. BOOK REVIEW: The Elephant That Ate The Night by Bing Bai. Jan 29, But for my daughter she really got it, she saw that there was a purpose for the night, and I guess that is the magic of picture books, they convey things with pictures and words that a novel just lacks.

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In “They Saw the Elephant,” Joann Levy argues that, on the contrary, women played an important role in the California Gold Rush. Her colorful stories of the adventuresome ladies who traveled West. In They Saw the Elephant, JoAnn Levy tells us about the women who made this incredible journey. When Levy first began to do research, some numbers just didn't add up. Men who wrote about the California Gold Rush of were quick to say that those racing to the gold fields were almost all exclusively male, but statistics and the historical record do not bear that out. The title, "They Saw the Elephant" comes from those who were seeking gold, and once they got the urge to "see the elephant," just as people wanted to see a real elephant in the circus for once in their lives, there was "no turning back" when the gold fever hit/5.

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BOOK REVIEW: The Elephant That Ate The Night by Bing Bai. Jan 29, But for my daughter she really got it, she saw that there was a purpose for the night, and I guess that is the magic of picture books, they convey things with pictures and words that a novel just lacks. The phrase seeing the elephant is an Americanism which refers to gaining experience of the world at a significant cost. It was a popular expression of the mid to late 19th century throughout the United States in the Mexican–American War, the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, the American Civil War, the Gold Rush, and the Westward Expansion Trails (Oregon Trail, California Trail, Mormon Trail). 1 Review. "The phrase ’seeing the elephant’ symbolized for ’49 gold rushers the exotic, the mythical, the once-in-a-lifetime adventure, unequaled anywhere else but in the journey to the promised 4/5.