California Vieja: Culture and Memory in a Modern American Place / Edition 1

California Vieja: Culture and Memory in a Modern American Place / Edition 1

by Phoebe S. Kropp
     
 


"This is a rich and learned volume that has a story to tell to those seeking to understand contemporary Southern California."—David Johnson, managing editor of the Pacific Historical Review

"Engagingly written and well researched, California Vieja is an intriguing, persuasive examination of the politics of memory and the built environment in

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"This is a rich and learned volume that has a story to tell to those seeking to understand contemporary Southern California."—David Johnson, managing editor of the Pacific Historical Review

"Engagingly written and well researched, California Vieja is an intriguing, persuasive examination of the politics of memory and the built environment in southern California."—Vicki Ruiz, author of From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520258044
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
08/19/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 5.92(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

1Los Dias Pasados : tales from nineteenth-century California19
2The road : El Camino real and mission nostalgia47
3The fair : Panama-California exposition and regional ambitions103
4The home : Rancho Santa Fe and suburban style159
5The market : Olvera Street and urban space207
6Conclusion : the trouble with red-tile roofs261

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