Southern California: An Island on the Land

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Gibbs Smith, 1946 - Travel - 387 pages
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Packed With Magnificent Material On Southern California's Galaxy of Person Alities, This Book Provides Insights Into Subjects Ranging From The Origins Hollywood To The Flowering of International-Style Architecture. and It Does That By Looking At Personalities As Diverse As Helen Hunt Jackson To Aimee Semple McPherson, Huntington The Finan- Cier To Hatfield The Rainmaker.

  

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User Review  - Jon Boorstin - Goodreads

Though it was written in the 1940's, this is the essential book on Southern California. McWilliams writes clearly and eloquently, and as a reporter and government official, he has a broad and deep ... Read full review

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User Review  - Helen - Goodreads

A great book on SoCal. I read it years ago and an adding it here so I will remember the title. Read full review

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Contents

I
3
II
21
III
49
IV
70
V
84
VI
96
VII
113
VIII
138
XI
205
XII
227
XIII
249
XIV
273
XV
314
XVI
330
XVII
350
XVIII
371

IX
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X
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Peter Richardson: June 2007
Carey mcwilliams, Southern California: An Island on the Land Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep Chester Himes, If He Hollers Let Him Go ...
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Carey mcwilliams
During this productive period, mcwilliams also found time to write two seminal books: "Southern California: An Island on the Land" (1946) and "California: ...
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The Indian in the Closet
[This article, with its reflexive cultural prejudices and much good will, is an interesting document both for its own attitudes and for its history of ...
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A lost voice worth rediscovering
The classic movie "Chinatown" derived its inspiration from mcwilliams' 1946 book "Southern California: An Island on the Land." California State Librarian ...
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80 An island in the land–a hillside in Los Angeles.
81. Bibliography. All photographic credits are noted, when. known, next to the photograph as it appears. in the text. Michael Licht, Gerard Lee, Christopher ...
scholar.lib.vt.edu/ theses/ available/ etd-21398-153823/ unrestricted/ vallenbiblio.pdf

Southern California Geography
Carey mcwilliams popularized the phrase in his definitive history of the region, Southern California: An Island on the Land. The land's island nature is ...
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Campus Memo: People on Campus
His book "Southern California: An Island on the Land" influenced the classic Jack Nicholson film "Chinatown." mcwilliams served as chief of the California ...
www.sfsu.edu/ ~news/ cmemo/ spring06/ may22people.htm

Streetstyle: Skateboarding, Spatial Appropriation, and Dissent ...
Carey mcwilliams, Southern California: An Island on the Land (Santa Barbara: Peregrine Smith, 1979) 183. mcwilliams writes: “Water is the life-blood of ...
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CCA - Centre Canadien d'Architecture
In addition to the studies by mcwilliams (Southern California: An Island on the Land), Wooster (Communities of the Past and Present, 117-133), Hayden (Seven ...
www.cca.qc.ca/ pages/ Niveau3.asp?page=mellon_demichelis& lang=fra

angelingo
Southern California: An Island on the Land. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1973. Newmark, Harris. Sixty Years in Southern California (1853-1913). ...
angelingo.usc.edu/ vol04issue02/ articles.php?section=life& article=GoldGringos& page=all

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