A Companion to California History

A Companion to California History

Editor(s): William Deverell, David Igler

Published Online: 15 NOV 2013 09:36PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118798041

Online ISBN: 9781444305036

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305036

About this Book

This volume of original essays by leading scholars is an innovative, thorough introduction to the history and culture of California.

  • Includes 30 essays by leading scholars in the field
  • Essays range widely across perspectives, including political, social, economic, and environmental history
  • Essays with similar approaches are paired and grouped to work as individual pieces and as companions to each other throughout the text
  • Produced in association with the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Introductory Essays

  2. Part II: Early California

  3. Part III: Conquest and Statehood

  4. Part IV: Modern California

  5. Part V: California Prospects in the Twenty-first Century

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