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The best selling text in California History today, James Rawls’ comprehensive, interpretive approach has engaged professors and students in discussion and analysis of the most populous and economically powerful state in the U.S. for over 30 years. Abundant graphics, maps, and photos bring California history alive for the student. This thoroughly updated ninth edition features a new six-part structure, placing the book’s thirty-six shorter chapters within the framework of larger, overarching themes.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073313269
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 12/13/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Rawls received his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Berkeley. He serves as an editor of California History, the journal of the California Historical Society. He has published many articles and reviews that have appeared in Journal of American History, Pacific Historical Reviews, and American Indian Quarterly.
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Table of Contents

Preface

Part One: California Beginnings

Chapter 1 Introduction: Geography and History


The Origins of California

Regional Diversity


The Climates of California


Chapter 2 The Original Californians


Food and Population


Aspects of Material Culture


Location, Linguistic Groups, Tribes


Social Culture


Chapter 3 Discovery, Exploration, and Founding


The Finding and Naming of California


Cabrillo and the Discovery of Alta California


Francis Drake and Nova Albion


The Manila Galleon and the California Coast


Vizcaino and Monterey


Spain’s Indian Policies


The Mission as a Frontier Institution


Galvez and the Plan for Alta California


The Franciscans and Father Serra


The Sacred Expedition


Chapter 4 Outposts of a Dying Empire


Bucareli, Anza, and the Founding of San Francisco


Neve and the Pueblos of San Jose and Los Angeles


Native Resistance


The Impact of the Missions


Attempts at Reinforcement


Exploration of the Central Valley


The Coming of the Russians


The Last Years Under the Spanish Flag


Chapter 5 A Marginal Province of a Troubled Republic


Government and Politics in Theory and Practice


The Secularization Problem


From Echeandia to Figueroa


Figueroa and Secularization


Alvarado and Provincial Autonomy


The Heyday of the Rancheros


Chapter 6 American Infiltration: Trader, Trappers, and Settlers


The Yankee Traders


The Beaver Trappers


Early Settlers


Covered Wagons, 1841-1846

Part Two: The Rush for Riches


Chapter 7 The American Conquest


Overtures, Diplomatic and Undiplomatic


Plans of the Polk Administration


John Charles Fremont


The Bear Flag Revolt


The Mexican War and California


Chapter 8 The Gold Rush and Economic Development


Marshall’s Discovery at Sutter’s Mill


The Forty-Eighters


The Forty-Niners


The Diggings


Early Mining Methods


Mining Camp Law


From an Adventure to a Profession


An Economic Multiplier


The Historical Significance of the Gold Rush


Chapter 9 A New State and Frontier Politics


Military Governments


The Constitutional Convention and Its Problems


The First Legislature


The Admission of California to the Union


The Feud Between Broderick and Gwin


Movements for State Division


California and the Civil War


Chapter 10 Crime and Punishment


The Nature of Vigilantism


The Hounds in San Francisco


The San Francisco Committee of 1851


Statewide Vigilance


The San Francisco Committee of 1856


Chapter 11 Racial Oppression and Conflict



Treatment of Mexican Miners


Land-Title Troubles


The Act of 1851 and the Land Commission


Early Discrimination Against the Chinese


The “Indian Question”


Episodes in Extermination


Decline and Exploitation


Blacks Enslaved and Free


Chapter 12 Culture and Anarchy


Newspapers and Literary Magazines


Writers of the Fifties


Bret Harte


Mark Twain


Joaquin Miller


Churches and Schools

Part Three: The Railroad Era


Chapter 13 Building the Central Pacific Railroad


Early Transportation


Judah and the Conception of the Central Pacific


Enter the Four “Associates”


Federal and State Support


Difficulties and the Death of Judah


Solving the Problems of Construction


Chapter 14 The “Terrible Seventies”


The Onset of Depression


Transportation Monopoly


Land Monopoly


The Comstock and Overspeculation


Chapter 15 Political Turmoil and a New Constitution


The Increase of Anti-Chinese Sentiment


The Workingmen’s Party of California


The Constitution of 1879


The Frustration of Reform


Chinese ExclWorkingmen’sregation


Chapter 16 Economic Growth


The Wheat Bonanza


Wines


The Citrus Industry


The Rise of Southern California


Water and Land


Electric Railways and Urbanization


Chapter 17 Culture and Oligarchy


Henry George


Ambrose Bierce


Frank Norris


Jack London


Hubert Howe Bancroft


Lords of the Press


The Arts and Architecture


Schools, Colleges, and Universities


Chapter 18 Politics in the Era of Railroad Domination


The Colton Letters


The Huntington-Stanford Feud


Los Angeles Fights for a Free Harbor


The Funding Bill


The Southern Pacific Machine


William F. Herrin


Failure of Nineteenth-Century Reform Movements

Part Four: Modernization and its Discontents


Chapter 19 Labor and Capital


Backgrounds of the California Labor Movement


The Rise of Unions in San Francisco


Triumph of the Open Shop in Los Angeles


Agricultural Labor: Unorganized and Disfranchised


The IWW


Chapter 20 The Roots of Reform


Boss Ruef and the Union Labor Party


The San Francisco Graft Prosecution


The Good Government Movement in Los Angeles


The Lincoln-Roosevelt League


Chapter 21 The Republican Progressives in Power


Public Utility Regulation


Governmental Efficiency and Finance


More Democracy


Nonpartisanship and Cross-Filing


Woman Suffrage


Public Morals


The Progressives and Labor


The Anti-Japanese Movement


The Decline of Progressivism


Chapter 22 The Triumph of Conservatism


Rise and Fall of the Socialist Movement


The Mooney Case


The Criminal Syndicalism Law


Decline of Organized Labor


Collapse of the Democratic Party


The Continuing Decline of Republican Progressivism


The “Federal Plan” of Reapportionment


Chapter 23 New Industries for Southern California


Origins of the Oil Industry


The Oil Boom of the Twenties


The Automobile Revolution


The Movies Discover California


Rise of “The Industry”


Chapter 24 Controversies over Land and Water


The Yosemite and John Muir


The Hetch Hetchy Controversy


The Owens Valley-Los Angeles Aqueduct


The Boulder Canyon Project


The Colorado River Aqueduct


The Central Valley Project


The 160-Acre Limit


Part Five: The State and the Nation


Chapter 25 The Great Depression


“Sunny Jim”


Social Messiahs


Depression and Deportation


Labor Strife


Upton Sinclair and EPIC


From Merriam to Olson


Chapter 26 Cultural Trends


Robinson Jeffers


John Steinbeck


William Saroyan and Other Writers


William Randolph Hearst and Other Journalists


The Arts


Architecture


Chapter 27 Wartime Growth and Problems


The Impact of Federal Spending


Wartime shipyards


“Americans All”


Rise of the Aircraft Industry


The Relocation of the Japanese Americans


Chapter 28 Politics California Style


Nonpartisanship Favors the Republicans


Filling the Void


The Governorship of Earl Warren


The Spurious Issue of “Loyalty”


The Governorship of Edmund G. Brown


Extremists, Right and Left


Chapter 29 Industrialized Agriculture and Disorganized Labor Green Gold


The Empire of Agribusiness


“Farm Fascism” in the 1930s


The Rise and Fall of the Bracero Program


Unionization Breaks Through


Equal Protection of the Laws


Chapter 30 Diversity and Conflict


California Indians


Asians


African Americans


Latinos


Women

Part Six: The Challenge of California


Chapter 31 A Season of Discontent


The Growth Rate: Peak and Slowdown


Transportation


Reapportionment


Education


Campus Turmoil


The Hippie Movement


Black Radicalism


The Decline of Radicalism


Chapter 32 Culture and Identity


Literature


Painting and Sculpture


Architecture


Music


Chapter 33 Recent California Politics


The Conservative Revival


The Era of Limits and Beyond


The Politics of Resentment


The Perils of Moderation


The Politics of Personality


Chapter 34 The Environment and Energy


Regional Protection


Biodiversity


Growth Control


Air Pollution


Water Resources


Pesticides and Toxic Wastes


Renewable Energy


Nuclear Power


Petroleum Dependency


The Electric Energy Crisis


Chapter 35 The New California Economy


The Sunbelt Shift


The Pacific Rim


The Post-Industrialism


High Technology


The Internet Revolution


The Arsenal of America


Tourism


Entertainment


Agriculture


Chapter 36 Contemporary California Society


Transportation


Housing


Education


Health Care


Criminal Justice


The New Californians

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