A Companion to Los Angeles by William Deverell, Greg Hise

By William Deverell, Greg Hise

This Companion includes 25 unique essays through writers and students who current a professional evaluate of the simplest and most vital paintings up to now at the advanced historical past of Los Angeles.

  • The first Companion delivering a ancient survey of l. a., incorporating severe, multi-disciplinary issues and cutting edge scholarship
  • Features essays from a number of disciplines, together with historical past, political technology, cultural reports, and geography
  • Photo essays and ‘contemporary voice’ sections mix with conventional historiographic essays to supply a multi-dimensional view of this bright and various city
  • Essays hide the foremost themes within the box inside of a thematic constitution, together with demography, social unrest, politics, pop culture, structure, and concrete studies

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Colonial elites had vested authority in corporate bodies like the military. In the 1820s, civilian Angelenos, spurred on by new migrants from Mexico, offered a new model in which citizens claimed the authority to rule themselves. indd 26 11/19/2009 5:28:31 PM B O R N G L O B A L : F R O M P U E B L O T O S TAT E H O O D 27 By the 1830s, this resentment against centralized military rule had spread up and down California, and led to a declaration of independence, and several oustings of the governor.

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