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  • The Ansel Adams Wilderness

    The Ansel Adams Wilderness

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426213298

    In this exquisitely photographed and affordable keepsake book, esteemed National Geographic photographer Peter Essick pays tribute to Ansel Adams and the craggy California Sierra Nevada wilderness area named in his honor. Like Adams, Essick aims to…

  • California Travelers' Travia: Historic and Contemporary: Fabulous Firsts, Fascinating Facts, Legendary Lore, One-Of-A-Kind Oddities, Tantalizing Tri

    California Travelers' Travia: Historic and Contemporary: Fabulous Firsts, Fascinating Facts, Legendary Lore, One-Of-A-Kind Oddities, Tantalizing Tri
    av Bob Carter

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560449546

    Entertaining collection of fun facts filled with inside information on the wonders and wackiness of the Golden State.

  • Why L.A. Happened: Implications of the '92 Los Angeles Rebellion Implications of the '92 Los Angeles Rebellion Implications of the '92 Lo

    Why L.A. Happened: Implications of the '92 Los Angeles Rebellion Implications of the '92 Los Angeles Rebellion Implications of the '92 Lo

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780883780947

    A series of essays discussing the reasons for and the solutions to the rioting that took place in Los Angeles in 1992 and the violence that grew out of it in Atlanta.

  • California

    California
    av Carey McWilliams

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520218932

    In 1949, lawyer, historian, and journalist Carey McWilliams stepped back to assess the state of California at the end of its first one hundred years--its history, population, politics, agriculture, and social concerns. As he examined the reasons for…

  • A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906

    A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906
    av Simon Winchester

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060572006

    An informative exploration of earthquakes places a particular focus on the San Francisco disaster of 1906, describing how it affected more than two hundred miles of California, triggered a vast firestorm, and destroyed the gold-rush capital, in an a…

  • Sacramento's Curtis Park

    Sacramento's Curtis Park
    av Dan Murphy

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738530512

    This peaceful community loved by thousands of locals was once, in part, a Mexican land grant called New Helvetia, given to John Sutter. With the 1852 arrival of homesteader (and area namesake) William Curtis, who managed a 200-acre farm started by h…

  • Mission San Jose de Guadalupe

    Mission San Jose de Guadalupe
    av Amy Margaret, A. Margaret

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823958979

  • Murrieta Hot Springs

    Murrieta Hot Springs
    av Rebecca Farnbach, Loretta Barnett, Marvin Curran

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738559568

    The sulfurous, effervescent waters of Murrieta Hot Springs have long attracted visitors. Native American petroglyph and pictograph images directed weary travelers to the springs where Juan Murrieta later bathed his sheep and a San Diego firm launder…

  • Springs: Resort Towns of Sonoma Valley

    Springs: Resort Towns of Sonoma Valley
    av Michael Acker

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467124300

    The Springs area of Sonoma Valley has a fascinating history going back to Spanish colonization of California, continuing through the Mexican period with Vallejo and the mid-19th-century sojourns of Hooker and Leavenworth, and moving into the floweri…

  • Hollywood

    Hollywood
    av Keegan Allen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250086020

    The actor, photographer, and bestselling author reveals the Hollywood we see - and the one we don't - with a photography narrative featuring more than 250 emotionally charged colour and black and white photos.Keegan Allen is a Hollywood native, grow…

  • Pictures Of A Gone City

    Pictures Of A Gone City
    av Richard A. Walker

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629635101

    This exploration begins by tracing the concentration of IT in Greater Silicon Valley and the resulting growth in start-ups, jobs, and wealth. This is followed by a look at the new working class of color and the millions earning poverty wages. The mi…

  • The First Suburban Chinatown

    The First Suburban Chinatown
    av Timothy P. Fong

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566391238

    Monterey Park, California, only eight miles east of downtown Los Angeles, was dubbed by the media as the "First Suburban Chinatown." The city was a predominantly white middle-class bedroom community in the 1970s when large numbers of Chinese immigra…

  • Silver Lake Bohemia: A History

    Silver Lake Bohemia: A History
    av Michael Locke, Vincent Brook

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467135320

    Since the early 1900s, Silver Lake has been a magnet for iconoclastic writers, architects and political activists. Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed the Hollyhock House for socialist and oil heiress Aline Barnsdall, drew a wave of vis…

  • The Haas Sisters of Franklin Street

    The Haas Sisters of Franklin Street
    av Frances Bransten Rothmann

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597143899

    Outfitted with a new foreword by Kevin Starr, this account of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century San Francisco vividly evokes the luxurious lifestyle and close bond shared by sisters Alice Haas Lilienthal and Florine Haas Bransten. While author…

  • American Prisoner of War Camps in Northern California

    American Prisoner of War Camps in Northern California
    av Kathy Kirkpatrick

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781634990936

    American Prisoner of War Camps in Northern California describes the impact of the large number of prisoners of war on the population of Northern California, as well as the impact of the people of Northern California on those imprisoned there. Provid…

  • Grit and Gold

    Grit and Gold
    av Jean Johnson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781943859771

    No other western story is more famous than the Donner Party's ill-fated journey through the Sierra Nevada. But three years later and several hundred miles south, another group faced a similar situation just as perilous. Scrupulously researched and d…

  • The Sutter Family and the Origins of Gold-Rush Sacramento

    The Sutter Family and the Origins of Gold-Rush Sacramento
    av John A. Sutter

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806134932

    John A. Sutter (1803-1880) could have become one of the richest men in California when gold was found on his property. Instead he lost his vast land holdings on the Sacramento and Feather Rivers and eventually left California penniless. Sutter alway…

  • The Mission

    The Mission
    av Dick Evans

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597143608

    Dick Evans captures the pulse of life in the Mission District, the San Francisco neighborhood known for its murals and Latin American culture-and more recently for its rapid gentrification. Intimate, colorful images depict a place filled with divers…

  • South San Francisco

    South San Francisco
    av South San Francisco Historical Society

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738529219

    Locals call it "South City." The founding fathers always intended South San Francisco to be an industrial leader, clearly distinguishing it from its northern neighbor. Fuller Paints, Pacific Coast Steel, and Western Meats made an early impact on the…

  • Longtime Californ'

    Longtime Californ'
    av Victor Nee

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804713368

  • Vigilantes in Gold-Rush San Francisco

    Vigilantes in Gold-Rush San Francisco
    av Robert M. Senkewicz

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804712309

  • The California Gold Rush: A Brief History with Documents

    The California Gold Rush: A Brief History with Documents
    av Andrew C. Isenberg

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781457671647

    California Gold Rush digs deep into multiple angles of this episode in our country's history, examining the social and enviornmental consequences in order to present to you a clearer picture of what impact the Gold Rush made.

  • The Culture Broker

    The Culture Broker
    av Margaret Leslie Davis

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520224957

    Franklin Murphy? It's not a name that is widely known; even during his lifetime the public knew little of him. But for nearly thirty years, Murphy was the dominant figure in the cultural development of Los Angeles. Behind the scenes, Murphy used his…

  • Seed of the Future

    Seed of the Future
    av Dayton Duncan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781930238428

    It's now a given that Americans--and people the world over--would seek to preserve their sacred, special places. One hundred fifty years ago, however, it was definitely not a foregone conclusion that the awe-inspiring granite cliffs, astounding wate…

  • California Comeback

    California Comeback
    av Narda Zacchino

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597144506

    How did a so-called "failed state" manage to revitalize itself as a socioeconomic superpower in just five years? In California Comeback, award-winning journalist Narda Zacchino credits four-term governor Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown and his progressive p…