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By William Deverell, Greg Hise

This Companion comprises 25 unique essays through writers and students who current a professional evaluate of the easiest and most crucial paintings to this point at the complicated heritage of Los Angeles.

  • The first Companion supplying a historic survey of la, incorporating severe, multi-disciplinary subject matters and cutting edge scholarship
  • Features essays from a number disciplines, together with heritage, political technological know-how, cultural stories, and geography
  • Photo essays and ‘contemporary voice’ sections mix with conventional historiographic essays to supply a multi-dimensional view of this vivid and various city
  • Essays hide the major subject matters within the box inside of a thematic constitution, together with demography, social unrest, politics, pop culture, structure, and concrete studies

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Whereas Southern and Eastern European immigrants and African Americans constituted the bulk of the ethnic industrial workforce in many Midwestern and Eastern cities, in Los Angeles the dominant labor groups were Asian and Mexican. Thus, as Natalia Molina claims, “people ‘saw’ race differently” (2006: 6). The color line was not simply a case of black versus white, but a much more complex white versus non-white binary beneath which lay a striking diversity. In contrast to the affluent and predominantly Anglo Westside, the Los Angeles east of Main Street was a fluid, kaleidoscopic terrain.

On occasion, the pueblo’s resources might be targets of these uprisings, but in general Indian discontent was directed at the missions. indd 24 11/19/2009 5:28:31 PM B O R N G L O B A L : F R O M P U E B L O T O S TAT E H O O D 25 Spanish authorities appear to have had a much greater fear of the opposite, attempting without success to prevent a “pernicious familiarity” between the people of Yaagna and Los Angeles. In 1787, Governor Pedro de Fages issued a code of conduct for the pueblo, which prohibited the presence of Indians inside settlers’ houses, even for tasks such as grinding corn (Mason 1984: 127).

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