California

Author: Kevin Starr
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780307430755
Size: 22.28 MB
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This one-volume distillation of a lifetime’s work gathers together everything that is most important, most fascinating, and most revealing about our greatest state. From the Hardcover edition.

San Diego

Author: Iris Wilson Engstrand
Publisher: Sunbelt Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9780932653727
Size: 54.50 MB
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A comprehensive history of San Diego from the time of the indigenous people to the controversial mayoral election of 2004.

Coast Of Dreams

Author: Kevin Starr
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307795268
Size: 40.77 MB
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In this extraordinary book, Kevin Starr–widely acknowledged as the premier historian of California, the scope of whose scholarship the Atlantic Monthly has called “breathtaking”–probes the possible collapse of the California dream ...

Americans And The California Dream 1850 1915

Author: Kevin Starr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199923256
Size: 13.43 MB
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Examining California's formative years, this innovative study seeks to discover the origins of the California dream and the social, psychological, and symbolic impact it has had not only on Californians but also on the rest of the country.

California

Author: Carey McWilliams
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520922980
Size: 33.68 MB
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Lewis Lapham has written a new foreword for this edition.

Contested Eden

Author: Ramón A. Gutiérrez
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520920554
Size: 68.14 MB
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This volume also features an extraordinary full-color photographic essay on the artistic record of the conquest of California by Europeans, as well as over seventy black-and-white photographs, some never before published.

Pacific Eldorado

Author: Thomas J. Osborne
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118292162
Size: 15.44 MB
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Osborne's work is the first history text to explore the sweep of California's past in relationship to its connections within the maritime world of the Pacific Basin.

Right Out Of California

Author: Kathryn S. Olmsted
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1620971399
Size: 19.24 MB
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Right Out of California tells how this brief moment of upheaval terrified business leaders into rethinking their relationship to American politics—a narrative that pits a ruthless generation of growers against a passionate cast of ...

California

Author: Andrew Rolle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118701143
Size: 35.50 MB
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The eighth edition of California: A History covers the entire scope of the history of the Golden State, from before first contact with Europeans through the present; an accessible and compelling narrative that comprises the stories of the ...

Trees In Paradise A California History

Author: Jared Farmer
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393078027
Size: 62.85 MB
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Traces the history of such iconic Californian vegetation as orange trees, giant redwoods, and palm trees, including the impact the vegetation had on the people living and working in the state.