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California History (2019) 96 (3): 101–102.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Diana L. Ahmad John R. Wunder . Gold Mountain Turned to Dust: Essays on the Legal History of the Chinese in the Nineteenth-Century American West . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2018 . xix + 225 pp. Illustrations. Paperback $29.95 . © 2019 by the Regents of the...
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California History (2019) 96 (1): 156.
Published: 01 February 2019
...=reprints . 2019 Gregory Crouch . The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the Battle over the Greatest Riches in the American West . New York : Scribner , 2018 . 466 pp. $30.00 . Gregory Crouch. The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the Battle over the Greatest Riches in the American West. New York...
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California History (2018) 95 (4): 28–29.
Published: 01 November 2018
...?p=reprints . 2018 Glenda Riley and Richard Etulain . Presidents Who Shaped the American West . Norman : University of Oklahoma Press , 2018 . Pp. vii, 264 . Illustrations. Paperback $24.95 . BOOK REVIEWS Glenda Riley and Richard Etulain. Presidents Who Shaped the AmericanWest...
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California History (2017) 94 (2): 58–60.
Published: 01 August 2017
...=reprints . 2017 PUBLIC HISTORY STEPHANIE NARROW California Continued at the Autry Museum of the American West T HE AUTRY MUSEUM of the American West has matured considerably since its founding in 1988, slowly divorcing itself from the Turnerian narratives that underscored the tone of its original...
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California History (2013) 90 (2): 42–76.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Orphan Abduc- tion (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001); Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002). 7 West, The San Francisco Wasp, 26. 8 Ed Salzman and Ann Leigh Brown, The Cartoon History of California...
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California History (1998) 77 (3): 140–155.
Published: 01 October 1998
... temporary photograph of the same beach would testify. California Historical Society/Title Insurance and Trust Photo Collection, Depart ment of Special Collections, USC. 140 CALIFORNIA HISTORY Stumbling toward the Millennium: Tourism, the Postindustrial World, and the Transformation of the American West by...
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California History (1998) 77 (1): 30–41.
Published: 01 April 1998
...Patricia Nelson Limerick Copyright 1998 CHS The Gold Rush and the Shaping of the American West by Patricia Nelson Limerick I take my turf for this paper to involve both a geo graphical and a chronological spread. First, and very briefly, I will consider the ways in which the Gold Rush shaped...
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California History (1993) 72 (4): 25177377.
Published: 01 December 1993
...Richard J. Orsi Copyright 1993 CHS Milestones in California History?Interpreting the American West, 1893-1993: Frederick Jackson Turner in California. In the summer of 1893, a fledgling historian from the University of Wisconsin, Frederick Jackson Turner, rose to address the august Historical...
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California History (1975) 54 (2): 175–182.
Published: 01 July 1975
...Gary F. Kurutz Copyright 1975 The California Historical Society REVIEWS Charles Wollenberg, Reviews Editor Pictorial Resources: The Henry E. Huntington Library's California and American West Collections Gary F. Kurutz, director of the CHS Library and former curator of historical photographs at...
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California History (2020) 97 (1): 33–49.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Confederate soldiers in Hollywood and Orange County. Many of the monuments have been removed or renamed in the recent national reckoning with Confederate iconography. But for much of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, they stood as totems to the “Lost Cause” in the American West. Despite a vast...
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California History (2020) 97 (2): 112–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
... shape “the archetypal image of the American teenager” and, reinforced by the surfin' sounds of Jan and Dean, the Beach Boys, and other recording groups, “turned America's attention to the Southern California coastline,” where “those who never set foot on its sandy shores were led to believe that life on...
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California History (2017) 94 (3): 37–61.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Douglas R. Littlefield Some histories of California describe nineteenth-century efforts to reclaim the extensive swamplands and shallow lakes in the southern part of California's San Joaquin Valley – then the largest natural wetlands habitat west of the Mississippi River – as a herculean venture to...
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California History (2016) 93 (4): 42–66.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., Seattle, Chicago, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, but nobody has extended this research to California and the unique impact of resettlement into areas from which Japanese Americans had been evicted, a major lacuna this article seeks to fill. The mass eviction and incarceration of 114,000 West Coast Japanese...
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California History (1990) 69 (1): 22–35.
Published: 01 April 1990
...Karen S. Langlois Copyright 1990 CHS A Fresh Voice from the West: Mary Austin, California, and American Literary Magazines, 1892-1910 by Karen S. Langlois The western writer Mary Hunter Austin is now best remembered as the author of over thirty books, beginning with her California classic, The...
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California History (2020) 97 (2): 27–58.
Published: 01 May 2020
... SUMMER 2020 Figure 1. Two hobos walking along railroad tracks, after being put off a train. Courtesy of Library of Congress, George Grantham Bain Collection CALIFORNIA HISTORY 29 THE RA I L ROAD CR IME WAVE As railroads spread across unsettled, unorganized territory in the American West during the second...
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California History (2020) 97 (2): 59–87.
Published: 01 May 2020
... likely to take over Lower California as it is to buy a piece of Ethiopia, stated the paper.94 Although annexation attempts during the 1930s were, by and large, sporadic, unpop- ular, and largely devoid of the Japanese connection, Americans on the West Coast contin- ued to harbor concerns over Japan s...
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California History (2020) 97 (2): 131–133.
Published: 01 May 2020
.../reprints-permissions . 2020 California History David J. Neumann . Finding God through Yoga: Paramahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2019 . 368 pp. Paperback $29.95 . information ecosystem and, often, for the...
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California History (2020) 97 (2): 88–111.
Published: 01 May 2020
... financial, social, and cultural institutions, most notably in West Oakland and San Francisco s Fillmore and Bayview/Hunter s Point neighborhoods.8 This essay instead demonstrates that constantly morphing, urban assemblages (like SFO) for a time ameliorated the effects of such forces, but also shows that...
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California History (2020) 97 (2): 2–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Michael F. Magliari Although it was admitted to the Union as a free state in 1850, labor-starved gold-rush California permitted employers to bind Native Americans as unfree leased convicts, minor custodial wards, debt peons, and, between 1860 and 1863, indentured servants or “apprentices.” As a key...
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California History (2020) 97 (1): 70–72.
Published: 01 February 2020
... other western states labor demands, bringing sheepherding into a transnational context. The book represents an important step toward de-romanticizing Basque immigration in the American West and provides an intimate understanding of both the state of Nevada and the geopolitics of labor. By offering an...