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California : a history

Author: Andrew F Rolle; Arthur C Verge
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats

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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rolle, Andrew F.
Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Ltd,, [2015]
(DLC) 2014018389
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew F Rolle; Arthur C Verge
ISBN: 9781118701140 1118701143 9781118700945 1118700945
OCLC Number: 879662485
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: List of Illustrations vii Preface xi Chapter 1 California s Distinctiveness 1 Chapter 2 The Native Americans 9 Chapter 3 Exploring Baja and Alta California 21 Chapter 4 Colonizers of the Frontier 32 Chapter 5 Missions, Presidios, and Pueblos 40 Chapter 6 California and Its Spanish Governors 47 Chapter 7 Exploration and Foreign Interference 51 Chapter 8 Arcadia 58 Chapter 9 Mexican California 65 Chapter 10 Infiltration and Revolt 73 Chapter 11 On the Eve of American Rule 79 Chapter 12 Trappers, Traders, and Homeseekers 85 Chapter 13 American Conquest 98 Chapter 14 Gold 107 Chapter 15 Approaches to Statehood 120 Chapter 16 Social Ferment 125 Chapter 17 A New Culture at the Golden Gate 133 Chapter 18 Post-Gold Rush Commerce 141 Chapter 19 The Messy Land Problem 150 Chapter 20 California and the Union 156 Chapter 21 Ships and Rails 165 Chapter 22 Agricultural and Urban Growth 171 Chapter 23 Discrimination and Accommodation 182 Chapter 24 Crushing or Saving the Indians? 191 Chapter 25 Labor, the Farmers, and the New Constitution 202 Chapter 26 California Culture, 1870 1918 207 Chapter 27 Progressive Politics 221 Chapter 28 Material Urban Growth 232 Chapter 29 Water, Conservation, and Agriculture 245 Chapter 30 Labor in an Industrial Age 254 Chapter 31 The Depression Years 261 Chapter 32 Twentieth-Century Culture 273 Chapter 33 Sports and Leisure 293 Chapter 34 Wartime Setbacks and Gains 301 Chapter 35 World War II and Its Aftermath 310 Chapter 36 The Beleaguered Sixties 322 Chapter 37 Environmental Realities 333 Chapter 38 From Reagan Conservatism to Governor Moonbeam 347 Chapter 39 A New Ethnicity 354 Chapter 40 From the Great Recession to the Rise of Silicon Beach 363 Chapter 41 Glowing Past Versus Troubled Future 369 Appendix The Governors of California 380 Index of Authors in Selected Readings 386 Subject Index 399
Responsibility: Andrew Rolle, Arthur C. Verge.
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