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greed and the contagious excitement of a gold rush

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Former winner Roz and the girls were promoting the ompetition- sponsored by Gold Fever Hair Extensions.
The best way to describe the recent gold fever is to recall the concept of "preciosities" proposed by Immanuel Wallerstein in the mid-1970s.
In Gold Fever, Pierre's mining investigation -- conducted through interviews -- takes a backseat to the vibrant story of Manon, a spirited, humorous character who exemplifies one of the salient themes in the work: the unusual (for the 1850s) independence granted to women in California, allowing them to keep their own earnings as an incentive for moving to the frontier.
But real gold could be found and in enticing enough quantities to keep the gold fever humming along.
The region's incredible flora and fauna is being lost to gold fever.
Sharjah: Gold fever can even turn daughters against mothers it appears, as in the case of an unusual multi-million dirham gold heist in Sharjah.
The next month, after running stories about whole towns abandoned because of gold fever, the California Star newspaper followed suit as its writers, editors, and printers rushed off.
Still, gold fever was their foremost subject, and it indelibly shaped the hopeful newlyweds' future.
High prices have triggered a renewed sense of gold fever, according to Barb Nickels, executive director of the Nome Chamber of Commerce.
This fever surpassed the gold fever which erupted in California in the beginning of the 18th century, and actively stormed churches, factories, companies, and new ethnic groups.
TEAM GB's tally of Olympic gold medals is growing by the day, so if you've developed gold fever why not add the midas touch to your kitchen.
GOLD FEVER Ben Ainslie is gunning for his third straight Olympic gold medal
Current levels are by no means excessively weak, but the fact that average daily turnover sits at just about half of the 18 ton all-time high seen last year is in itself confirmation that there is less gold fever in China this year versus last.
Throughout the gold fever, he says most local jewelers juggled with discounts instead of slashing high price markups.
Gold Fever, US, 511 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee; buy gold and silver.