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California History : A Topical Approach

ISBN13:

9780882959719

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ISBN10:
0882959719
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/17/2002
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

This fresh departure from other California history readers offers students a compilation of engaging essays designed to complement any standard California history textbook or stand on its own as a progressive core text. The work of ten experts, this book presents interpretative examinations of an eclectic range of topics seldom, if ever, considered in standard texts, making it a welcome choice of supplementary reading for the full range of courses in California history.

Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Preface ix
Managing the Gold Rush: California Indians and California History
1(21)
Lisa E. Emmerich
Wagon Wheels West: Trailblazers and Settlers in Mexican California
22(20)
Ronald C. Woolsey
L.A. behind Bars, 1847 to 1886: Establishing a Secure Institution
42(21)
John Joseph Stanley
Weather and History: The Climate of Nineteenth-Century Southern California
63(21)
Wayne N. Engstrom
The Limits of Patriarchy: The ``Unwritten Law'' in California Legal History
84(24)
Gordon Morris Bakken
Educational Housekeepers: Female Reformers and the California Americanization Program, 1900--1927
108(17)
Danelle Moon
Black Faces for Black Audiences: The Lincoln Motion Picture Company of Los Angeles
125(21)
John Anderson
Stigmatizing Okies
146(27)
Nancy J. Taniguchi
The Los Angeles Zoot-Suit Riots: Latin America Responds
173(18)
Ricardo Griswold del Castillo
Vintibusiness California Style: The Wine Industry, 1769 to the Present
191(20)
Victor W. Geraci
Index 211


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