What I Saw in California

Author: Edwin Bryant

Publisher: Good Press


Category: Travel

Page: 245

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What I Saw in California is a biography by Edwin Bryant. It mostly covers the author's voyage west from Missouri and the trials and tribulations he had to endure along the way.
Plant diseases





Category: Plant diseases


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California Vieja

Author: Phoebe S. Kropp

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: History

Page: 384

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"This is a rich and learned volume that has a story to tell to those seeking to understand contemporary Southern California."—David Johnson, managing editor of the Pacific Historical Review "Engagingly written and well researched, California Vieja is an intriguing, persuasive examination of the politics of memory and the built environment in southern California."—Vicki Ruiz, author of From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America


Author: Peter Schrag

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: History

Page: 352

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Analyzes California's roller coaster ride over the past decades--going from being a model for its high level of government and public services to more lately becoming an anti-model for its dysfunctional government, deteriorating services, and sometimes regressive public policies--and the importance of forging its diverse population into a successful democracy, tackling key issues such as immigration, globalization, and politics. Reprint.

Harvest Of Confusion

Author: Philip L Martin

Publisher: CRC Press


Category: Science

Page: 238

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This book is intended as the first building block to assist in the development of realistic solutions for migrant farmworker issues in the U.S. It analyzes the vast and diverse data and literature which generate the confusion over the number and distribution of farmworkers who work in agriculture.

To and Fro in Southern California

Author: Emma Hildreth Adams



Category: Arizona

Page: 288

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Emma Hildreth Adams of Cleveland, Ohio, visited Southern California in 1884 and 1886. To and fro in southern California (1887) is the book edition of Mrs. Adams' travel letters originally published in a Cleveland newspaper. She writes at length of her rail trips west and stops in New Mexico and Arizona. In California, she focuses her attention on Los Angeles, with visits to Downey, Anaheim, Pasadena, and San Pedro. She discusses area schools, agriculture, regional flower-growing, irrigation projects, and the position of women; and reports an interview with Hubert H. Bancroft.
Indians of North America

California Italians Judgment Fund, 1966

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Indian Affairs



Category: Indians of North America

Page: 314

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