Historical Atlas of California

Historical Atlas of California

by Derek Hayes, Chris Labonte

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520252585
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/30/2007
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 664,163
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 12.50(h) x 1.08(d)

About the Author

Derek Hayes is the author of Historical Atlas of the United States (UC Press), Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest, and The Historical Atlas of the Arctic among other books.

Table of Contents

A Visual California

The First Californians
Notions of a Western Shore
Of Gold and Galleons
The First New England
On the Right Hand of the Indies
Spain Moves North
Exploring an Unknown
Interior
Russian California
Mexican California
West to California
American California
The Gold Rush
The State of California
The United States Coast Survey
Searching for a Railroad Path
Building the Transcontinental Railroad
The Southern Pacific
A Geological Survey
Water, Wine, and Oranges
The Rise of Urban California
Los Angeles
The San Francisco Bay Area
San Diego
Sacramento
Other Cities
Rails for Growth
The Burning of San Francisco
Wildness for the People
Bringing Water to the Cities
From Bike Paths to Freeways
Power for a New Economy
Of Airports and Airlines
Boom and Bust
A West Coast Defended
Moving and Shaking

Catalog of Maps
Bibliography

Index

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