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Author Hayes, Derek, 1947-

Title Historical atlas of California : with original maps / Derek Hayes.

Publication Info. Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-1  911.794 HAY    AVAILABLE
Description 256 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 33 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-251) and index.
Contents The first of the 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: 1. Los Angeles -- 2. The San Francisco Bay area -- 3. San Diego -- 4. Sacramento -- 5. 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 -- California at war -- Moving and shaking.
Subject California -- History.
California -- Historical geography -- Maps.
ISBN 9780520252585 (hardback)
0520252586 (hardback)

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