Author: Kevin Starr
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780307430755
Size: 43.41 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.

The City

Author: Joel Kotkin
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307432041
Size: 46.31 MB
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Truly global in scope, The City is a timely narrative that will place Kotkin in the company of Lewis Mumford, Jane Jacobs, and other preeminent urban scholars. From the Hardcover edition.


Author: Andrew Rolle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118701143
Size: 68.55 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 ...

Coast Of Dreams

Author: Kevin Starr
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307795268
Size: 54.68 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: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195042336
Size: 47.14 MB
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Documents California's early years, drawing from biographical and cultural records to reveal the dreams of the individuals who settled the state Written by a native San Franciscan who combines a moving and expressive style with the ...

Trees In Paradise A California History

Author: Jared Farmer
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393241270
Size: 77.88 MB
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From roots to canopy, a lush, verdant history of the making of California. California now has more trees than at any time since the late Pleistocene. This green landscape, however, is not the work of nature. It’s the work of history.

Contested Eden

Author: Ramón A. Gutiérrez
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520212749
Size: 74.49 MB
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"One of a series of books written to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the admission of California to the Union, emphasizes the natural environment, the history of the Indians, exploration, and social and economic history, rather than the ...

Major Problems In California History

Author: Sucheng Chan
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Size: 17.64 MB
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This volume compiles carefully selected documents and essays to illuminate the most important controversies in the history of California from the precontact period to the present.