California: A Multicultural Documentary History / Edition 1

California: A Multicultural Documentary History / Edition 1

by Lauren Coodley
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131884107

ISBN-13: 9780131884106

Pub. Date: 01/22/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

California: A Multicultural Documentary History is a primary source reader that focuses on the diverse experiences of all groups included in the histories of California: Filipino Americans, farmworkers, Japanese farmers, African-Americans, civil rights activists, and more. Blending documents from both public and private sources, this collection will

Overview

California: A Multicultural Documentary History is a primary source reader that focuses on the diverse experiences of all groups included in the histories of California: Filipino Americans, farmworkers, Japanese farmers, African-Americans, civil rights activists, and more. Blending documents from both public and private sources, this collection will not only successfully hold the attention of students, but also construct a more complete understanding of the people and events that created and shaped California.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131884106
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/22/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One
The Song she Got from the Hawk: Indigenous Life
Chapter Two
The Region of the Earthly Paradise: Spanish Conquest 1690-1821
Chapter Three
Long Live the Mexican Empire: l820-l848
Chapter Four
The Road to California Will be Open to Us: American Settlement l840-l849
Chapter Five
Cooking Eggs at Three Dollars a Dozen: Gold Rush and Immigation l849-l869
Chapter Six
A Thousand Plows: Farming and Citizenship 1870-1900
Chapter Seven
Buffalo Soldiers in the Heart of America: Progressives and Empire l900-l9l4
Chapter Eight
Feathery Almond Trees against a Lavender Horizon: The Great War and its Aftermath l9l5-l929
Chapter Nine-I Produce, I Defend: Depression and The New Deal 1929-1940
You Are Helping to Make History: World War II 1941-1946
Chapter Eleven
A Cold War at Home: l946-l965
Chapter Twelve
A Front Row Seat Watching the World Change 1965-1980
Chapter Thirteen
l980-2000 “Life is a Great and Mighty March”

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