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Chronicles of old Los Angeles

James Roman

Chronicles of old Los Angeles

exploring the devilish history of the city of the angels

by James Roman

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Tours,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    There"s more to Los Angeles than lights, camera, action; discover the city yourself with six guided walking/driving tours of LA"s historic neighborhoods, illustrated with color photographs and period maps. From the city"s early days marked by missionaries, robber barons, orange groves, and oil wells to the invention of the movie camera, Chronicles of Old Los Angeles explains how the Wild West became the Left Coast, and how Alta California became the 31st state. Learn how ethnic waves built Los Angeles--from Native Americans to Spaniards, Latinos, Chinese, Japanese, and all the characters that crowded into California during the Gold Rush--and learn about the gangsters, surfers, architects, and Hollywood pioneers who brought fame to the City of the Angels. Then, discover the city yourself with six guided walking/driving tours of LA"s historic neighborhoods, profusely illustrated with color photographs and period maps.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-301) and index.

    StatementJames Roman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF869.L857 R66 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 pages
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27182825M
    ISBN 10194084200X
    ISBN 109781940842004
    OCLC/WorldCa906045292

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