By William Deverell, Greg Hise
This Companion includes 25 unique essays via writers and students who current a professional evaluation of the simplest and most crucial paintings so far at the advanced background of Los Angeles.
- The first Companion offering a historic survey of la, incorporating serious, multi-disciplinary issues and cutting edge scholarship
- Features essays from a number disciplines, together with background, political technological know-how, cultural reviews, and geography
- Photo essays and ‘contemporary voice’ sections mix with conventional historiographic essays to supply a multi-dimensional view of this shiny and various city
- Essays hide the foremost issues within the box inside a thematic constitution, together with demography, social unrest, politics, pop culture, structure, and concrete studies
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1840. Two Years Before the Mast. New York: Harper and Brothers. Estrada, W. , 2008. The Los Angeles Plaza: Sacred and Contested Space. Austin: University of Texas Press. Francis, J. , 1976 . An Economic and Social History of Mexican California. D. dissertation, University of California at Berkeley. Reprint New York: Arno Press. , 1975. A Rare and Desolate Place: Population and Race in Hispanic California. Western Historical Quarterly, 6 (April), pp. 133–48. , 1979. Los Angeles and the Challenge of Growth, 1835–1849.
Reprinted by permission of the University of Arizona Press. “United Nations” of Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Mexican, African American, Jewish, and Greek residents during the 1920s (Wild 2005: 98). An array of ethnicities and nationalities also characterized the city’s southernmost reaches: Central Avenue, famed as the city’s “Harlem,” was in fact an amalgam of African American, Mexican, Japanese, Jewish, Italian, and Anglo residents, as was the suburban working-class community of Watts, founded by Mexican and African American railroad laborers (Flamming 2005: 93).
This incident no doubt left the town feeling jumpy, and ready to link sexual transgressions with civil anarchy. No wonder, then, when alarmed citizens of Los Angeles gathered to discuss news of Monterey’s open declaration of secession, they used the gendered language of female virtue and masculine honor. In Latin America during this era, a man’s honor depended in part on his ability to protect the women of his household from any hint of sexual dishonor. Women’s honor, by contrast, was considered passive, but their actions could preserve or even restore it by consenting to enclosure and protection by men.
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