Los Angeles: Biography of a City

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John Walton Caughey, LaRee Caughey
University of California Press, Jan 1, 1976 - Los Angeles (Calif.) - 509 pages
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Los Angeles, City of Angels. A city with a remarkable history, over 200 years old. Interwoven with the Caughey's commentary are over 100 of the choicest essays on Los Angeles. The saga of cowtown turned post-war metropolis unfolds before the reader.
  

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Contents

THE GABRIELINO AND THEIR HOME l
3
Coyote and the Water as told by the Gabrielino
26
PASTORAL INTERLUDE
79
AMERICAN TAKEOVER
113
AN AMERICAN CITY EMERGES
159
Second Street Cable Car
193
AUTOS AND MOVIES AND OIL
245
Japanese Truck Garden at Palos Verdes William Graham
312
ADJUSTING TO WAR AND TO PEACE
357
Impact of Relocation S J Oki and the Minidoka Irrigator
370
Los Angeles Child Being Sent to Concentration Camp
371
MEGALOPOLIS
397
CITY LIMITS OR NEW HORIZONS
447
UCLA Nancy Newhall
466
Planning for the Future Allan Tempo and Harvey S Perloff
483
PROSPECTS OF NEW HORIZONS
489

Arroyo Seco Adam C Vroman
347
Migrant Labor Camp at Ventura Boulevard and Moorpark
353

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About the author (1976)

The editor, John Walton Caughey, is the author of "Gold Is the Cornerstone and California," Albert L. Hurtado is an associate professor of history at Arizona State University and the author of "Indian Survival on the California Frontier.

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