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Description - A Companion to California History by William Deverell

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 Angel es (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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