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|Notes:||Originally published: 2004.|
|Description:||xix, 330 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: City of the future --
The unending Mexican war --
History on parade --
Remembereing a river --
The color of brickwork is brown --
Ethnic quarantine --
The drama of Los Angeles history --
Conclusion: Whitewashed adobe.
"What distinguishes Whitewashed Adobe is not only its solid scholarship but also its author's lively prose style, sharp and often ironic wit, and willingness to tweak the sensibilities of his fellow