A People s Guide to Los Angeles

This book documents 115 little-known sites in Los Angeles where struggles related to race, class, gender, sexuality, and the environment have occurred.

A People s Guide to Los Angeles

This book documents 115 little-known sites in Los Angeles where struggles related to race, class, gender, sexuality, and the environment have occurred. They introduce us to people and events usually ignored by mainstream media and, in the process, create a fresh history of Los Angeles.

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A People's Guide to Los Angeles
Language: en
Pages: 309
Authors: Laura Pulido, Laura R. Barraclough, Wendy Cheng
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This book documents 115 little-known sites in Los Angeles where struggles related to race, class, gender, sexuality, and the environment have occurred. They introduce us to people and events usually ignored by mainstream media and, in the process, create a fresh history of Los Angeles.
A People's Guide to Orange County
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Elaine Lewinnek, Gustavo Arellano, Thuy Vo Dang
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"At first encounter, Orange County can resemble the incoherent sprawl that geographer James Howard Kunstler named The Geography of Nowhere: a car-dependent, seemingly bland space designed most of all for efficient capitalist consumption. But it is somewhere, too, and learning its stories helps it become more than its boosters' slogans.
A People's Guide to Greater Boston
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Joseph Nevins, Suren Moodliar, Eleni Macrakis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher: People's Guide

"Herein, we bring you to sites that have been central to the lives of 'the people' of Greater Boston over four centuries. You'll visit sites associated with the area's indigenous inhabitants and with the individuals and movements who sought to abolish slavery, to end war, challenge militarism, and bring about
A People's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Rachel Brahinsky, Alexander Tarr
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

An alternative history and geography of the Bay Area that highlights sites of oppression, resistance, and transformation. A People’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area looks beyond the mythologized image of San Francisco to the places where collective struggle has built the region. Countering romanticized commercial narratives about the
A People's Guide to New York City
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Carolina Bank Muñoz, Penny Lewis, Emily Tumpson Molina
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-25 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This alternative guidebook for one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations explores all five boroughs to reveal a people’s New York City. The sites and stories of A People’s Guide to New York City shift our perception of what defines New York, placing the passion, determination, defeats, and victories