Download PDF by William Deverell, David Igler: A Companion to California History

By William Deverell, David Igler

ISBN-10: 1405161833

ISBN-13: 9781405161831

This quantity of unique essays through major students is an cutting edge, thorough creation to the heritage and tradition of California.

  • Includes 30 essays by way of best students within the field
  • Essays variety broadly throughout views, together with political, social, monetary, and environmental history
  • Essays with comparable ways are paired and grouped to paintings as person items and as partners to one another in the course of the text
  • Produced in organization with the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West

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California: America’s High-Stakes Experiment. Berkeley: University of California Press. Starr, Kevin. 1973. Americans and the California Dream, 1850–1915. London: Oxford University Press. Starr, Kevin. 1998. “The Gold Rush and the California Dream,” California History 77 (1): 57–67. Starr, Kevin. 2004. Coast of Dreams: California on the Edge, 1990–2003. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 20 james quay State of California. 2006. California County Race/Ethnic Population Estimates and Components of Change by Year, July 1, 2000–2004.

Margolin, Malcolm. 1978. The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco – Monterey Bay Area. Berkeley: Heyday Books. Masumoto, David Mas. 1995. Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm. San Francisco: HarperCollins. Rodriguez, Richard. 1983. Hunger of Memory. New York: Bantam. Shavelson, Lonny and Setterberg, Fred. 2007. Under the Dragon: California’s New Culture. Berkeley: Heyday Books. Starr, Kevin. Americans and the California Dream series (6 volumes): Starr, Kevin. 1973. Americans and the California Dream, 1850–1915.

When the Americans withdrew, her family fled to a refugee camp in Thailand, from where they were flown to Oregon under the sponsorship of a church. After five months as the only refugee family there, they moved to Iowa where there was a large Hmong community. When she was 10, the family came to Fresno to participate in the first Hmong New Year celebration there. They decided to stay in California because for Hmong elders, used to a warm climate year round, Fresno’s midwinter sunshine was far preferable to the snows of Iowa.

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