California by Robert J. Chandler
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By Robert J. Chandler


An Illustrated History

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California by Robert J. Chandler

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The hiastory of California is intimately tied to the expansion of the United States to the Pacific Ocean.This narrative depicts the entire history of this state, beginning with the indigenous inhabitants, including the era of Spanish colonisation, and the land's conquest by teh United States in the 19th century. From the mid 19th century Gold Rush to the lure of Hollywood in the 20th century, California Has remained prominent in the world's consciousness and media. This concise account is complemented by over 60 b/w photographs, illustrations and maps. It is the perfect introduction to the events and people that have shaped this great state.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780781810340
ISBN-10: 0781810345
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 215mm x 18mm)
Pages: 251
Imprint: Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Hippocrene Books Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-May-2004
Country of Publication: United States


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