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Short History of Los Angeles

Gordon Demarco

Short History of Los Angeles

by Gordon Demarco

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Lexikos .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History: American,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8417014M
    ISBN 100938530372
    ISBN 109780938530374
    OCLC/WorldCa234215117

    A Cleaner Port. A Brighter Future. The Greening of the Port of Los Angeles Robyn C. Friend and Judith Love Cohen This book tells the story of the Port of Los Angeles: how the Port was founded, its importance in bringing you goods made overseas, shipping products made in your town to people in other parts of the world, and what the Port of Los Angeles has done to make its operations as clean. A Guide to Historic Places in Los Angeles County, Prepared under the auspices of the History Team of the City of Los Angeles American Revolution Bicentennial Committee.. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Hylen (): Arnold Hylen. Los Angeles before the Freeways, ­, Images of an Era. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop.

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Short History of Los Angeles book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5. The role of engineer William Mulholland in the development and growth of Los Angeles is a sort of recalled part of California's history.

But this book illuminates his role and notes his contributions to LA's growth. The city, originally, received water from the local eponymous river. Becky M. Nicolaides, My Blue Heaven: Life and Politics in the Working-Class Suburbs of Los Angeles, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ).

In My Blue Heaven Nicolaides lays out the early history of suburbanization near Los Angeles--focusing on the suburb of South Gate. Nicolaides explains how some of these early homeowners in this blue-collar area built their homes from the.

History of Los Angeles - Wikipedia. History of Los Angeles County, California, with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, residences, fine blocks and manufactories by Wilson, John Albert, ; Thompson & West. - The Skirball Cultural Center opens in Brentwood as a museum of Jewish history and culture.

- The first Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is held. Today more thanattend the weekend event, making it the largest festival of its kind in the country. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a nonprofit, multimedia literary and cultural arts magazine that combines the great American tradition of the serious book review with the evolving technologies.

5. Ask the Dust by John Fante: Widely regarded as a defining Los Angeles novel, Ask the Dust is a semi-autobiographical work about Arturo Bandini, a writer struggling to make it in Depression-era LA. Ball Don’t Lie by Matt de la Peña: “Sticky is a beat-around-the-head foster kid with nowhere to call home but the street, and an outer shell so tough that no one will take him : Patricia Thang.

Short History of Los Angeles Paperback – November 1, by Gordon Demarco (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings5/5(2). Get this from a library.

A short history of Los Angeles. [Gordon DeMarco] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. Now, in the opening couple of decades of the 21st century, Los Angeles has more people than ever before, they are thirsty and the water supply is running short.

McWilliams wrote about the so-called water wars first and best. The guide was published for the final time inand of the original Green Book sites in Los Angeles, only about 8 percent still stand, mostly due to neglect and gentrification.

Los Angeles Stories is a short-story collection by Ry 's first published story collection, the book was published by City Lights Books in late as part of its City Lights Noir : Ry Cooder. Racial unrest exploded again in the Watts Riots, and was at the center of the Rodney King beating and the Los Angeles Riots that followed.

InO.J. Simpson was arrested for. A Short History of Los Angeles. Before there was a city. The history of Los Angeles begins some ten or twenty thousand years before the first Europeans arrived in Southern California; see timeline.

Throughout the vast majority of human history, there was no city of Los Angeles; for thousands of years, hunters and gatherers clustered in villages on the shores and the banks of the rivers.

The Los Angeles Public Library serves the largest most diverse population of any library in the United States. Through its Central Library and 72 branches, the Los Angeles Public Library provides free and easy access to information, ideas, books and technology that enrich, educate and empower every individual in our city's diverse communities.

Books about Los Angeles: readers' picks From LA noir to 21st-century satire, the literature of this Californian city embraces extremes of wealth, fame, frustration and failure. History. The area comprising present-day Los Angeles County was first settled by small groups of Native Americans for centuries before the first European contact in when Gaspar de Portola and a group of missionaries camped on what is now the banks of the Los Angeles River.

The name Los Angeles comes from the Spanish language,and it means "The Angels".Country: United States. Los Angeles (lôs ăn´jələs, lŏs, ăn´jəlēz´), city ( pop.

3,), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. A port of entry on the Pacific coast, with a fine harbor at San Pedro Bay, it is the second largest U.S. city in population and one of the largest in area. Ray Bradbury’s house may become representative of another half-true tenet of Los Angeles — history gobbled up, paved over, and forgotten.

The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3. A TIMELINE OF THE HISTORY OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. By Tim Lambert. Early Los Angeles. A settlement is founded at Los Angeles.

The Plaza Catholic Church is built. Gold is discovered in California. Los Angeles is incorporated. Los Angeles gains its first newspaper. Los Angeles suffers floods.

Kate Gale. Kate Gale is a poet and the editor of the Los Angeles Review, as well as founder of the literary charity Red Hen Press. Thu 12 Mar .Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of California, Los Angeles; editor, Ethnomusicology (); director, UCLA Herb Alpert School of MusicTimothy Rice is Professor of Ethnomusicology and the Director of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music at the University of California, Los Angeles.

His books include May it Fill Your Soul 3/5(1).