This volume of original essays by leading scholars is an innovative, thorough introduction to the history and culture of California.
- Includes 30 essays by leading scholars in the field
- Essays range widely across perspectives, including political, social, economic, and environmental history
- Essays with similar approaches are paired and grouped to work as individual pieces and as companions to each other throughout the text
- Produced in association with the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West
Keywords: Huntington USC, American West, Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, manifest destiny, pioneers, gold rush, 1849, Golden State