Peterson, Richard H(ermann)
PETERSON, Richard H(ermann)
PETERSON, Richard H(ermann). American, b. 1942. Genres: Writing/ Journalism, History, Poetry, Biography. Career: Indiana University at Kokomo, assistant professor, 1971-76, associate professor of history, 1976; College of the Redwoods, Mendocino Coast Branch, Mendocino, CA, instructor in history and political science, 1976-78; San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, associate professor, 1978-82, professor of history, 1982-96, professor emeritus, 1996-; freelance writer, 1996-. Publications: Manifest Destiny in the Mines: A Cultural Interpretation of Anti-Mexican Nativism in California, 1848-1853, 1988; The Bonanza Kings: The Social Origins and Business Behavior of Western Mining Entrepreneurs, 1870-1900, 1991; Bonanza Rich: Lifestyles of the Western Mining Entrepreneurs, 1991. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles, poems, and reviews to periodicals and websites. Address: Department of History, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, U.S.A.