H-California is a multi-disciplinary network focused on the study of California. We welcome contributions dealing with history,cultural expression, economics, ethnicity, gender studies, geography, literature, politics, and more. We encourage scholars to use H-California to communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas; and to share comments and tips on teaching.

Recent Content

Author: 
Richard Widick
Reviewer: 
Jennifer A. Stevens

Stevens on Widick, 'Trouble in the Forest: California's Redwood Timber Wars'

Richard Widick. Trouble in the Forest: California's Redwood Timber Wars. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. xxiv + 353 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-5324-9; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-5325-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer A. Stevens Published on H-California (August, 2010) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

The Forest for the Trees

Author: 
Philip J. Dreyfus
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Kindell

Kindell on Dreyfus, 'Our Better Nature: Environment and the Making of San Francisco'

Philip J. Dreyfus. Our Better Nature: Environment and the Making of San Francisco. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2008. xiii + 226 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3958-6.

Reviewed by Alexandra Kindell Published on H-California (August, 2010) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Greening San Francisco

Author: 
Errol Wayne Stevens
Reviewer: 
Jordan Lieser

Lieser on Stevens, 'Radical L.A.: From Coxey's Army to the Watts Riots, 1894-1965'

Errol Wayne Stevens. Radical L.A.: From Coxey's Army to the Watts Riots, 1894-1965. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009. 366 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-4002-5.

Reviewed by Jordan Lieser Published on H-California (August, 2010) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Radicalism in the Big Orange

Author: 
Jeanne Farr McDonnell
Reviewer: 
Carmen Nava

Nava on McDonnell, 'Juana Briones of Nineteenth-Century California'

Jeanne Farr McDonnell. Juana Briones of Nineteenth-Century California. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2008. xiii + 258 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-2586-7; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-2587-4.

Reviewed by Carmen Nava Published on H-California (June, 2010) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Juana Briones

Author: 
C. Todd White
Reviewer: 
Christine M. Lamberson

Lamberson on White, 'Pre-Gay L.A.: A Social History of the Movement for Homosexual Rights'

C. Todd White. Pre-Gay L.A.: A Social History of the Movement for Homosexual Rights. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009. xvii + 258 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03441-1; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07641-1.

Reviewed by Christine M. Lamberson Published on H-California (March, 2010) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Lamberson on White

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