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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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405161831
ISBN-10: 1405161833
Format: Hardback
(256mm x 183mm x 34mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - William Deverell

William Deverell is Professor of History at the University of Southern California and Director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West. He is the author, editor, and co-editor of numerous publications including A Companion to the American West (Blackwell, 2004), Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of Its Mexican Past (2004), and (edited with Greg Hise) Land of Sunshine: The Environmental History of Metropolitan Los Angeles (2005). David Igler is Associate Professor of History at University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920 (2001) and co-editor (with Clark Davis) of The Human Tradition in California (2002). He has published articles in the numerous history journals, including the American Historical Review, the Pacific Historical Review, Environmental History, and the Journal of Urban History.

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