California: A History

California: A History

by Andrew Rolle, Arthur C. Verge

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The eighth edition of California: A History covers the entire scope of the history of the Golden State, from before first contact with Europeans through the present; an accessible and compelling narrative that comprises the stories of the many diverse peoples who have called, and currently do call, California home.

  • Explores the latest developments relating to California’s immigration, energy, environment, and transportation concerns
  • Features concise chapters and a narrative approach along with numerous maps, photographs, and new graphic features to facilitate student comprehension
  • Offers illuminating insights into the significant events and people that shaped the lengthy and complex history of a state that has become synonymous with the American dream
  • Includes discussion of recent – and uniquely Californian – social trends connecting Hollywood, social media, and Silicon Valley – and most recently "Silicon Beach"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118701140
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/19/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 456
Lexile: 1220L (what's this?)
File size: 31 MB
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