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The Standard of Living of the Californian Gold-Diggers

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Finzsch, Norbert (Deutsches Historisches Institut, Washington D.C., USA)
Publication Date
1990
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    Determination of the weekly wholesale price of 35 consumer goods and formation of a basket of goods; evaluation in view of the standard of living of gold-diggers in the mine cities of California and the tendency to take up wage working conditions. Topics: Date of price information, source information, city, prices of approx. 35 consumer goods.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1849 / 1860
Geographic Coverage
  • San Francisco (US-CA-SFO)
Sampled Universe
Wholesale prices of consumer goods
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Price lists in newspapers.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 500
    Number of Variables: 52
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8033 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Finzsch, Norbert (1990): Der Lebensstandard der kalifornischen Goldgräber. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8033