The Seven States of California: A Natural and Human History / Edition 1

The Seven States of California: A Natural and Human History / Edition 1

by Philip L. Fradkin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520209427

ISBN-13: 9780520209428

Pub. Date: 05/12/1997

Publisher: University of California Press


What explains California? To a large extent, as Philip Fradkin's rich, exuberant portrait makes clear, it's the multiple landscapes and the different states of mind that best define America's most populous, diverse, and fabled state. Fradkin divides California into seven distinct ecological and cultural provinces—from the hot deserts and high peaks to the

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What explains California? To a large extent, as Philip Fradkin's rich, exuberant portrait makes clear, it's the multiple landscapes and the different states of mind that best define America's most populous, diverse, and fabled state. Fradkin divides California into seven distinct ecological and cultural provinces—from the hot deserts and high peaks to the rich agricultural Central Valley, the redwood forests of the north and sandy beaches of the south. Describing geographical regions based on their emblematic landscape features, Fradkin intertwines natural and social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520209428
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
05/12/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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