A People s Guide to Los Angeles

A People’s Guide to Los Angeles offers an assortment of eye-opening alternatives to L.A.’s usual tourist destinations. It documents 115 little-known sites in the City of Angels where struggles related to race, class, gender, and sexuality have occurred. They introduce us to people and events usually ignored by mainstream media and, in the process, create a fresh history of Los Angeles. Roughly dividing the city into six regions—North Los Angeles, the Eastside and San Gabriel Valley, South Los Angeles, Long Beach and the Harbor, the Westside, and the San Fernando Valley—this illuminating guide shows how power operates in the shaping of places, and how it remains embedded in the landscape.

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  • Author : Laura Pulido
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 328 pages
  • ISBN : 0520953347
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 3 reviews
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A People's Guide to Los Angeles

A People's Guide to Los Angeles
  • Author : Laura Pulido,Laura Barraclough,Wendy Cheng
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 23 April 2012
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A People’s Guide to Los Angeles offers an assortment of eye-opening alternatives to L.A.’s usual tourist destinations. It documents 115 little-known sites in the City of Angels where struggles related to race, class, gender, and sexuality have occurred. They introduce us to people and events usually ignored by mainstream media and, in the process, create a fresh history of Los Angeles. Roughly dividing the city into six regions—North Los Angeles, the Eastside and San Gabriel Valley, South

A People's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area

A People's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Author : Rachel Brahinsky,Alexander Tarr
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release : 06 October 2020
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An alternative history and geography of the Bay Area that highlights sites of oppression, resistance, and transformation. A People’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area looks beyond the mythologized image of San Francisco to the places where collective struggle has built the region. Countering romanticized commercial narratives about the Bay Area, geographers Rachel Brahinsky and Alexander Tarr highlight the cultural and economic landscape of indigenous resistance to colonial rule, radical interracial and cross-class organizing against housing discrimination and

Orange County

Orange County
  • Author : Gustavo Arellano
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 16 September 2008
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Bestselling author of ¡Ask a Mexican! Gustavo Arellano returns with Orange County, a seamlessly woven history of California's Orange County with Gustavo's personal narrative of growing up within its neighborhoods. The story began in 1918, when Gustavo Arellano's great-grandfather and grandfather arrived in the United States, only to be met with flying potatoes. They ran, and hid, and then went to work in Orange County's citrus groves, where, eventually, thousands of fellow Mexican villagers joined them. Gustavo was born sixty years

Vietnamese in Orange County

Vietnamese in Orange County
  • Author : Thuy Vo Dang,Linda Trinh Vo,Tram Le
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release : 09 March 2015
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Vietnamese Americans have transformed the social, cultural, economic, and political life of Orange County, California. Previously, there were Vietnamese international students, international or war brides, or military personnel living in the United States, but the majority arrived as refugees and immigrants after the end of the Vietnam War in 1975. Although they are lumped together as "refugees," Vietnamese Americans are diverse in terms of their class, ethnic, regional, religious, linguistic, and ideological backgrounds. Their migration path varied, and they often struggled

Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Orange County

Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Orange County
  • Author : Karin Klein
  • Publisher : The Countryman Press
  • Release : 04 October 2010
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A hike for every interest and ability! This brand-new entry in the popular Explorer's 50 Hikes series covers the most interesting hiking trails in Orange County, California, providing diverse hikes in a variety of wilderness environments: from a short walk along a concrete channel to see endangered green sea turtles to more challenging hikes to find tide pools, waterfalls, and the treasures of the county’s private nature preserves. Each hike provides detailed directions and maps and offers a unique perspective

There There

There There
  • Author : Tommy Orange
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release : 05 June 2018
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Here is a voice we have never heard--a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with stunning urgency and force. Here is a story of several people, each of whom has private reasons for travelling to the Big Oakland Powwow. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxendene is pulling his life together after his uncle's death and has come to work at

A People's Guide to Orange County

A People's Guide to Orange County
  • Author : Elaine Lewinnek,Gustavo Arellano,Thuy Vo Dang
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 11 August 2022
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"At first encounter, Orange County can resemble the incoherent sprawl that geographer James Howard Kunstler named The Geography of Nowhere: a car-dependent, seemingly bland space designed most of all for efficient capitalist consumption. But it is somewhere, too, and learning its stories helps it become more than its boosters' slogans. Writers Lisa Alvarez and Andrew Tonkovich, residents of Orange County's remote Modjeska Canyon, describe this whole county as "a much-constructed and -contrived locale, a pestered and paved landscape built and

100 Things to Do in Orange County Before You Die

100 Things to Do in Orange County Before You Die
  • Author : Robin Rockey
  • Publisher : 100 Things to Do Before You Di
  • Release : 15 October 2019
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Orange County, California, is a dazzling seaside treasure chest overflowing with sparkling beaches, exciting outdoor activities, vibrant cities, a thriving art scene, world-class shopping and dining, and seemingly endless sunshine. Maximize your time in this Pacific paradise and dodge the overhyped tourist traps with 100 Things to Do in Orange County Before You Die. Whether you're a first-time visitor seeking surf, sun, and sand, or a lifelong local craving a deep dive into the region's rich cultural history, this book will

Indigenous Writes

Indigenous Writes
  • Author : Chelsea Vowel
  • Publisher : Portage & Main Press
  • Release : 10 January 2017
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Delgamuukw. Sixties Scoop. Bill C-31. Blood quantum. Appropriation. Two-Spirit. Tsilhqot’in. Status. TRC. RCAP. FNPOA. Pass and permit. Numbered Treaties. Terra nullius. The Great Peace… Are you familiar with the terms listed above? In Indigenous Writes, Chelsea Vowel, legal scholar, teacher, and intellectual, opens an important dialogue about these (and more) concepts and the wider social beliefs associated with the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada. In 31 essays, Chelsea explores the Indigenous experience from the time of contact to the

A People's Guide to Greater Boston

A People's Guide to Greater Boston
  • Author : Joseph Nevins,Suren Moodliar,Eleni Macrakis
  • Publisher : People's Guide
  • Release : 11 August 2022
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"Herein, we bring you to sites that have been central to the lives of 'the people' of Greater Boston over four centuries. You'll visit sites associated with the area's indigenous inhabitants and with the individuals and movements who sought to abolish slavery, to end war, challenge militarism, and bring about a more peaceful world, to achieve racial equity, gender justice, and sexual liberation, and to secure the rights of workers. We take you to some well-known sites, but more often

A People's History of the United States

A People's History of the United States
  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 04 February 2003
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Since its original landmark publication in 1980, A People's History of the United States has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version of history taught in schools -- with its emphasis on great men in high places -- to focus on the street, the home, and the, workplace. Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of

Hella Town

Hella Town
  • Author : Mitchell Schwarzer
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 28 September 2021
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Hella Town reveals the profound impact of transportation improvements, systemic racism, and regional competition on Oakland’s built environment. Often overshadowed by San Francisco, its larger and more glamorous twin, Oakland has a fascinating history of its own. From serving as a major transportation hub to forging a dynamic manufacturing sector, by the mid-twentieth century Oakland had become the urban center of the East Bay. Hella Town focuses on how political deals, economic schemes, and technological innovations fueled this emergence