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  • Nature's Army

    Nature's Army
    av Harvey Meyerson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700611218

    This work celebrates the rescue of America's national parks by soldiers with an environmental ethic generations ahead of its time. From 1890 until the establishment of the National Park Service in 1916, Yosemite's first stewards were soldiers drawn…

  • Nature's Army

    Nature's Army
    av Harvey Meyerson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700629503

    Blessings on Uncle Sam's soldiers! They have done their job well, and every pine tree is waving its arms for joy." John Muir Muir's words and this book both celebrate a crucial but largely forgotten episode in our nation's history - how a generation…

  • On This Day in California History

    On This Day in California History
    av Jim Silverman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467137133

    California has a rich history of cultural innovation and colorful characters. On May 26, 1853, Lola Montez premiered her famous Spider Dance routine in San Francisco. On February 21, 1937, San Diego's Waldo Waterman created one of the first operatio…

  • Along the Tuolumne River

    Along the Tuolumne River
    av Brandon Guzman, Miguel Velazquez

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467132930

    The Tuolumne River begins up in the Sierra Nevada and flows through Mariposa County, Tuolumne County, and, finally, Stanislaus County. From its origins to the endpoint flowing into the San Joaquin River, it provides life and an economic source for t…

  • Pacific Eldorado

    Pacific Eldorado
    av Thomas J. Osborne

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119509288

    The fully-revised second edition of the bestselling textbook-an original interpretation of the entire span of California historyThe rich history of California can best be told through its connection with the Pacific Basin. From the geological origin…

  • Fire Mountain

    Fire Mountain
    av William K Medlin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865342286

  • Browns Valley

    Browns Valley
    av Roberta Sperbeck D. Arcy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738588964

    Originally known as Little Washoe after the Nevada gold strike of the same name, the town of Browns Valley began on a spring day in 1850. Its gold was discovered when a hay cutter s newly purchased scythe accidently sliced into a quartz ridge, which…

  • Hitler in Los Angeles

    Hitler in Los Angeles
    av Steven J. Ross

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620405628

    A 2018 FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZEThe chilling, little-known story of the rise of Nazism in Los Angeles, and the Jewish leaders and spies they recruited who stopped it.No American city was more important to the Nazis than Los Angeles, home to Ho…

  • California A to Z

    California A to Z
    av Dorothy Hines Weaver

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780873586825

    From amusement parks that attract children of all ages, to striped zebraperch fish swimming along the beach, this entertaining and educational book is chock full of interesting facts about our thirty-first state.

  • Catalina A to Z: A Glossary Guide to California's Island Jewel

    Catalina A to Z: A Glossary Guide to California's Island Jewel
    av Pat Maxwell, Bob Rhein, Jerry Roberts

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609497743

    Santa Catalina Island is one of the West Coast's great nearby escapes, an hour's boat ride from Los Angeles and Long Beach for one million annual tourists. The island's seventy-six square miles contain two communities--Avalon and Two Harbors--and ex…

  • Exploring Methods of Faunal Analysis

    Exploring Methods of Faunal Analysis

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931745871

    Contributors to this volume demonstrate how faunal remains can be used to elucidate subsistence, settlement, technological systems, economic exchange, social organization, adaptation to variability in resource distribution and abundance, and the imp…

  • Gold and Silver in the Mojave: Images of a Last Frontier

    Gold and Silver in the Mojave: Images of a Last Frontier
    av Nicholas Clapp

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780932653062

  • Risen from the Ashes

    Risen from the Ashes
    av Hans Cohn

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761832836

    Risen from the Ashes is one man's memoir of hope and survival during the Holocaust. Having cheated death four times through perseverance, hope, faith, and humor, Hans Cohn vividly narrates his experience from the horrors of the past to spiritual ren…

  • El Camino Real de California

    El Camino Real de California
    av Joseph P. Sanchez

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826361028

    The arrival of Spaniards in 1769 served as a defining moment for California's future. They described the First Peoples and their cultures and provided a window into the evolution of California's Camino Real. In an effort to establish the Camino Real…

  • Urban Reinventions

    Urban Reinventions

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824866020

    When it was built in 1937, Treasure Island was considered to be one of the largest man-made islands in the world. Located in the middle of San Francisco Bay, the 400-acre island was constructed out of dredged bay mud in a remarkable feat of Depressi…

  • Bridges of Reform

    Bridges of Reform
    av Shana Bernstein

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195331677

    Bridges of Reform uncovers the early years of civil rights and the sophisticated ways it played out on the West Coast, a situation that radically differed from civil rights in the South and North. In this book, Shana Bernstein uses World War II and…

  • Bridges of Reform

    Bridges of Reform
    av Shana Bernstein

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195331660

    In her first book, Shana Bernstein reinterprets U.S. civil rights activism by looking at its roots in the interracial efforts of Mexican, African, Jewish, and Japanese Americans in mid-century Los Angeles. Expanding the frame of historical analysis…

  • French San Francisco

    French San Francisco
    av Claudine Chalmers Ph. D.

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738555843

    Nineteenth-century California was not a destination for the faint of heart, and Frenchmen are usually said to prefer their slippers to their traveling boots. Yet many visitors from France starting in 1786 with legendary explorer Count de Lap(c)rouse…

  • Monterey and Carmel: Eden by the Sea

    Monterey and Carmel: Eden by the Sea
    av Kathleen T. Hill

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762709144

    This gem of a guide takes you up to and through the front door of the most interesting restaurants and wineries as well as the most intriguing shops and lodgings in Monterey and Carmel. You'll discover where the locals go, where to find real bargain…

  • Trailblazer

    Trailblazer
    av Chuck McFadden

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275638

    In this first biography of Edmund Gerald Brown Jr. in more than thirty years, Chuck McFadden explores the unique persona of one of the most idiosyncratic politicians in California history. Son of California political royalty who forged his own polit…

  • Treasure from the Painted Hills

    Treasure from the Painted Hills
    av Douglas Steeples

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313308369

    Originating as a silver-mining camp and marketed today as a silver-mining ghost town, Calico, CA outlived the silver era when borax was discovered in its hills. Supplying Borax worldwide-employing the twenty mule teams still associated with Twenty-M…

  • Bathroom Book of Southern California Trivia

    Bathroom Book of Southern California Trivia
    av Seana Graham

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897278291

    Southern California is about as interesting a place as it gets when it comes to amazing places, fascinating curiosities and eccentric people. Read this entertaining and lighthearted collection of facts about this state of sunshine, movie-making and…

  • Wild Steps of Heaven

    Wild Steps of Heaven
    av Victor Villasenor

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385315692

    In his critically acclaimed bestseller Rain of Gold, Victor Villase-or brought his mother's family vividly to life. In Wild Steps Of Heaven, he turns to his father's family, the Villase-ors. Against a vivid backdrop of love and war, magic and herois…

  • Joshua Tree

    Joshua Tree
    av Deanne Stillman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816523504

    In a subtle dance of arid solitude, two southern California deserts come together at Joshua Tree National Park. One is the Colorado Desert, n extension of the Sonoran Desert, nd features natural gardens of ocotillo and cholla cactus. The other end o…

  • Choreographies of Landscape

    Choreographies of Landscape
    av Sally Ann Ness

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785331169

    As an international ecotourism destination, Yosemite National Park welcomes millions of climbers, sightseers, and other visitors from around the world annually, all of whom are afforded dramatic experiences of the natural world. This original and c…

  • Halcyon

    Halcyon
    av Eleanor L. Shumway, Karen M. White

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467129510

    The glistening white pillars of the Blue Star Memorial Temple lead to the federally recognized historic district of Halcyon, founded in 1903 as an intentionally formed community by the Temple of the People. This theosophical group came west from New…

  • It Happened in San Francisco

    It Happened in San Francisco
    av Maxine Cass

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762738236

    Beyond the Golden Gate and hills, the quirky and forward-thinking urban melting pot of characters, ideas, and ethnicities has blazed its path through history with an emperor, an earthquake, and epiphanies of rebirth. From Gold Rush prospectors to Ha…

  • Showdown!

    Showdown!
    av William Secrest

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781884995651

    Punctuated by gunshots and hoof beats, this engaging collection presents six biographies of hardened lawmen in Old California. Illustrating the dangerous lives of these brave enforcers, this historical study documents how Sheriff Hiram Rapelje rose…

  • Forging Communities in Colonial Alta California

    Forging Communities in Colonial Alta California

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816537365

    Between 1769 and 1834, an influx of Spanish, Russian, and then American colonists streamed into Alta California seeking new opportunities. Their arrival brought the imposition of foreign beliefs, practices, and constraints on Indigenous peoples. For…

  • Palm Springs Paradise

    Palm Springs Paradise
    av Peter Moruzzi

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781423639916

    This book collects more than two hundred fascinating and rarely seen historical photographs of Palm Springs, newly digitized from the Palm Springs Historical Society's expansive archive. Featured are many Hollywood celebrities, including Sinatra and…

  • An Archive of Hope

    An Archive of Hope
    av Harvey Milk

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275492

    Harvey Milk was one of the first openly and politically gay public officials in the United States, and his remarkable activism put him at the very heart of a pivotal civil rights movement reshaping America in the 1970s. "An Archive of Hope" is Milk…

  • An Archive of Hope

    An Archive of Hope
    av Harvey Milk

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275485

    Harvey Milk was one of the first openly and politically gay public officials in the United States, and his remarkable activism put him at the very heart of a pivotal civil rights movement reshaping America in the 1970s. "An Archive of Hope" is Milk…

  • Sacramento's K Street: Where Our City Was Born

    Sacramento's K Street: Where Our City Was Born
    av William Burg

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609494254

    From its founding, K Street mirrored the entrepreneurial development of California's capital city. Initially the storefront for gold seekers trampling a path between the Sacramento River and Sutter's Fort, K Street soon became the hub of California'…

  • A History of Alcatraz Island: 1853-2008

    A History of Alcatraz Island: 1853-2008
    av Gregory L. Wellman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738558158

    As one of America s most notorious prisons, Alcatraz has been a significant part of California s history for over 155 years. The small, lonely rock, known in sea charts by its Spanish name Isla de los Alcatraces, or Island of Pelicans, lay essential…

  • Saving Lake Tahoe

    Saving Lake Tahoe
    av Michael J. Makley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780874179347

    The history of Lake Tahoe begins with the Washoe Indians who managed its resources for thousands of years, selectively utilising its bounty. The relatively brief Euro-American history at Lake Tahoe began in the mid-nineteenth century. Though awestru…

  • The King and Queen of Malibu

    The King and Queen of Malibu
    av David K. Randall

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393353945

    Frederick and May Rindge, the unlikely couple whose love story propelled Malibu's transformation from an untamed ranch in the middle of nowhere to a paradise seeded with movie stars, are at the heart of this story of American grit and determinism. H…

  • Strange But True San Francisco: Tales of the City by the Bay

    Strange But True San Francisco: Tales of the City by the Bay
    av Lisa Montanarelli, Ann Harrison

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762736812

    This new series will visit major US cities, bringing together their most bizarre news items --classic "strange but true" stories that reached the "and finally" sections of news reports worldwide.

  • Indians of California

    Indians of California
    av James J. Rawls

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806120201

    When the first Anglo-Americans visited California early in the nineteenth century, the future state was still a remote province of the Spanish empire. Early visitors, filled with a sense of American's Manifest Destiny, described the missionary pries…

  • San Francisco's Lost Landmarks

    San Francisco's Lost Landmarks
    av James R Smith

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781884995446

    With long-forgotten stories and evocative photographs, "San Francisco's Lost Landmarks" showcases the once-familiar sites that have faded into dim memories and hazy legends. Not just a list of places, facts, and dates, this pictorial history shows w…

  • Culver City

    Culver City
    av Julie Lugo Cerra

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738528939

    Part Mayberry and part Peyton Place, Culver City has provided the backdrop for Gone with the Wind, Citizen Kane, The Wizard of Oz, Men In Black, Jerry Maguire, The Andy Griffith Show, Batman, Lassie, and the films of Laurel & Hardy. Gwen Verdon grew…

  • Quite Contrary

    Quite Contrary
    av David Langum

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780896728745

    Mary Bennett Love had a physicality exceeded only by her personality. Six feet tall and over 300 pounds, Love was anything but shackled by the mores of her day. In the 1840s, she moved west from Arkansas via the Oregon Trail. A few years later, she…

  • Activist Leaders of San Jose

    Activist Leaders of San Jose
    av Josie Mendez-Negrete

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816542000

  • Activist Leaders of San Jose

    Activist Leaders of San Jose
    av Josie Mendez-Negrete

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816540822

    The community of San Jos , California, is a national model for social justice and community activism. This legacy has been hard earned. In the twentieth century, the activists of the city's Mexican American community fought for equality in education…

  • Thomas O. Larkin

    Thomas O. Larkin
    av Harlan Hague

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806127330

    Arriving in Mexican California in 1832, Thomas O. Larkin (1802-1858) expected to become a rich man-and he did: he became a successful merchant, financier, and land developer. Larkin also became the confidant of California officials, American consul…

  • Consuming Identities

    Consuming Identities
    av Amy DeFalco Lippert

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190268978

    Along with the rapid expansion of the market economy and industrial production methods, such innovations as photography, lithography, and steam printing created a pictorial revolution in nineteenth-century society. The proliferation of visual prints…

  • Looking for Los Angeles - Architecture, Film, Photography and the Urban Landscape

    Looking for Los Angeles - Architecture, Film, Photography and the Urban Landscape
    av . Salas

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780892366163

    In this volume 12 contributors present their responses to the world's newest major city - Los Angeles. A variety of perspectives and approaches are covered. As a whole, the text attempts to balance the importance of place with the importance of cult…

  • East of East

    East of East

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978805484

  • East of East

    East of East

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978805491

  • Light on the Devils

    Light on the Devils
    av Louise Wagenknecht

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870716119

    When Louise Wagenknecht's family arrived in the remote logging town of Happy Camp in 1962, a boundless optimism reigned. Whites and Indians worked together in the woods and the lumber mills of northern California's Klamath country. Logging and lumbe…

  • Stake a Claim!: Nickolas Flux and the California Gold Rush

    Stake a Claim!: Nickolas Flux and the California Gold Rush
    av Terry Lee Collins

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476539447

    When a spontaneous time leap sends Nickolas Flux back to the California Gold Rush, what's a teenage history buff to do? Join the scramble to strike it rich, of course From meeting John Sutter to panning for gold, Nick must survive one of the most pi…

  • Stake a Claim!: Nickolas Flux and the California Gold Rush

    Stake a Claim!: Nickolas Flux and the California Gold Rush
    av Terry Lee Collins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476551487

    When a spontaneous time leap sends Nickolas Flux back to the California Gold Rush, what's a teenage history buff to do? Join the scramble to strike it rich, of course From meeting John Sutter to panning for gold, Nick must survive one of the most pi…

  • Los Angeles A to Z

    Los Angeles A to Z
    av Leonard Pitt

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520205307

    Few cities captivate the imagination as does Los Angeles. It is the locus of spectaculars: movies, earthquakes, freeways, riots, and sunsets. In this fascinating desk reference, Leonard and Dale Pitt have gathered a sweeping array of information on…

  • The California Channel Islands

    The California Channel Islands
    av Marla Daily, Santa Cruz Island Foundation

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738595085

  • Palm Springs Holiday

    Palm Springs Holiday
    av Peter Moruzzi

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781423604761

    This is the story of Palm Springs in its golden years, a city that had it all, including marvelous midcentury Modern architecture, fabulous fly-in hotels, and a swinging nightlife. Through vintage photographs, postcards, and other ephemera, Palm Spr…

  • Hellacious California!

    Hellacious California!
    av Gary Noy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597144995

    In 1855 an ex-miner lamented that nineteenth-century California "can and does furnish the best bad things," including "purer liquors...finer tobacco, truer guns and pistols, larger dirks and bowie knives, and prettier courtezans [sic]" than anywhere…

  • Up and Down California in 1860-1864

    Up and Down California in 1860-1864
    av William H. Brewer

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520238657

    In 1860 William Brewer, a young Yale-educated teacher of the natural sciences and a recent widower, eagerly accepted an offer from Josiah Whitney to assist in the first geological survey of the state of California. Brewer was not a geologist, but hi…