Articles by: R. Gregory Nokes

Nokes interview with Chinese American Media

Nokes interview with Chinese American Media

Greg Nokes gives a wide-ranging interview for a Chinese-American audience about his book, Massacred for Gold, social unrest, racial issues and the 2020 election. The interviewer was Sabrina Lin, a senior at Amherst College on behalf of Chinese American Media, a...
Peter Hardeman Burnett’s Short but Notorious Judicial Legacy

Peter Hardeman Burnett’s Short but Notorious Judicial Legacy

Historians have never quite figured out how to judge Peter Hardeman Burnett, and so mostly have ignored him. Yet in the sweep of western history, he’s a hard man to ignore. He held more positions in the early American West than any other leader, including a short term on the California Supreme Court in 1857–1858.

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