Reviews

Author: 
Cary Cordova
Reviewer: 
Felicia A. Viator

Viator on Cordova, 'The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco'

Cary Cordova. The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Illustrations. 336 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4930-9.

Reviewed by Felicia A. Viator (San Francisco State University) Published on H-California (October, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Kelly Lytle Hernández
Reviewer: 
Justin Gomer

Gomer on Hernández, 'City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965'

Kelly Lytle Hernández. City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965. Justice, Power, and Politics Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 312 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3118-9.

Reviewed by Justin Gomer (California State University, Long Beach) Published on H-California (August, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Laura Alice Watt
Reviewer: 
Robert Denning

Denning on Watt, 'The Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore'

Laura Alice Watt. The Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016. 368 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-27708-3.

Reviewed by Robert Denning (Southern New Hampshire University) Published on H-California (August, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
J. E. Smyth
Reviewer: 
Amanda Konkle

Konkle on Smyth, 'Nobody's Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood'

J. E. Smyth. Nobody's Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 328 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-084082-2.

Reviewed by Amanda Konkle (Georgia Southern University) Published on H-California (August, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

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Author: 
Amy DeFalco Lippert
Reviewer: 
Jennifer M. Black

Black on Lippert, 'Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco'

Amy DeFalco Lippert. Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 416 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-026897-8.

Reviewed by Jennifer M. Black (Misericordia University) Published on H-California (July, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

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Author: 
Ana Raquel Minian
Reviewer: 
Allyson Brantley

Brantley on Minian, 'Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration'

Ana Raquel Minian. Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 336 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73703-7.

Reviewed by Allyson Brantley (University of La Verne) Published on H-California (July, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Jimmy Patiño
Reviewer: 
Oliver Rosales

Rosales on Patiño, 'Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego'

Jimmy Patiño. Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego. Justice, Power, and Politics Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 356 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3556-9.

Reviewed by Oliver Rosales (Bakersfield College) Published on H-California (June, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Thomas J. Osborne
Reviewer: 
Matthew Pearce

Pearce on Osborne, 'Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore'

Thomas J. Osborne. Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017. Illustrations. xx + 227 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28308-4; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-29665-7.

Reviewed by Matthew Pearce (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-California (May, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Karen R. Roybal
Reviewer: 
Julia C. Frankenbach

Frankenbach on Roybal, 'Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960'

Karen R. Roybal. Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960. Gender and American Culture Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 186 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3382-4; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3381-7.

Reviewed by Julia C. Frankenbach (University of Colorado at Boulder) Published on H-California (March, 2018) Commissioned by Khal Schneider

Author: 
Scott Zesch
Reviewer: 
Karen Raines

Raines on Zesch, 'The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871'

Scott Zesch. The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Illustrations. xii + 283 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-975876-0.

Reviewed by Karen Raines (University of California, Riverside) Published on H-California (September, 2013) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Forgetting and Remembering Atrocity

Author: 
David Igler
Reviewer: 
Thomas Osborne

Osborne on Igler, 'The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush'

David Igler. The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 255 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-991495-1.

Reviewed by Thomas Osborne Published on H-California (August, 2013) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Author: 
Elana Zilberg
Reviewer: 
Christine M. Lamberson

Lamberson on Zilberg, 'Space of Detention: The Making of a Transnational Gang Crisis between Los Angeles and San Salvador'

Elana Zilberg. Space of Detention: The Making of a Transnational Gang Crisis between Los Angeles and San Salvador. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. 344 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-4713-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-4730-9.

Reviewed by Christine M. Lamberson Published on H-California (August, 2013) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Author: 
Peter J. Westwick, ed.
Reviewer: 
Roger Eardley-Pryor

Eardley-Pryor on Westwick, 'Blue Sky Metropolis: The Aerospace Century in Southern California'

Peter J. Westwick, ed. Blue Sky Metropolis: The Aerospace Century in Southern California. Western Histories Series. Berkeley and San Marino: University of California Press and Huntington Library, 2012. Illustrations. 290 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87328-249-9.

Reviewed by Roger Eardley-Pryor Published on H-California (July, 2013) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Author: 
Glenna Matthews
Reviewer: 
John P. Lloyd

Lloyd on Matthews, 'The Golden State in the Civil War: Thomas Starr King, the Republican Party, and the Birth of Modern California'

Glenna Matthews. The Golden State in the Civil War: Thomas Starr King, the Republican Party, and the Birth of Modern California. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. xii + 272 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-19400-6; $25.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-63921-8.

Reviewed by John P. Lloyd (Cal Poly Pomona) Published on H-California (January, 2013) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

Author: 
Sue Fawn Chung
Reviewer: 
Michael Duchemin

Duchemin on Chung, 'In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West'

Sue Fawn Chung. In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011. xxxii + 258 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03628-6.

Reviewed by Michael Duchemin (Chinese American Museum, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument) Published on H-California (November, 2012) Commissioned by Eileen V. Wallis

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