Free Read [Philosophy Book] ☆ The Elusive Eden: A New History of California - by Richard Rice Richard J. Orsi ↠


  • Title: The Elusive Eden: A New History of California
  • Author: Richard Rice Richard J. Orsi
  • ISBN: 9780072418101
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Paperback

  • The Elusive Eden charts the historical development of California, beginning with the evolution of the landscape and climate and the arrival of the first inhabitants, the Indians, through social, political, and environmental controversies of the present and the future The book portrays a land of remarkable richness and complexity, settled by waves of people from diverse cuThe Elusive Eden charts the historical development of California, beginning with the evolution of the landscape and climate and the arrival of the first inhabitants, the Indians, through social, political, and environmental controversies of the present and the future The book portrays a land of remarkable richness and complexity, settled by waves of people from diverse cultures The text is organized chronologically into 10 parts, each developing a major theme or issue for a particular period in California s history The first chapter of each part is a narrative that spotlights and dramatizes the personal responses of significant individuals at critical moments of historical change The authors stress issues of current importance such as ethnic groups, women, environmental history and social and cultural history.
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    Commentaires:

    Adrian Rose
    This book is one that has been a staple among college state history classes for almost a decade. Regularly updated by its four authors, all of whom are college history professors at various institutions, it is the most comprehensive account of California’s history to date. The book is broken up into ten separate parts, all of which represent a recognized era in state history. Each part begins with a story of a person or event, which is meant to typify the social struggles present in the follow [...]

    Kenny
    This would be an excellent thing to read if you were a high school senior and had a lot of time. It's a good survey of CA history, but not enough detail for me, too much time spent on less important issues (to the exclusion of highly important ones), and, most damning, the writing needs to be much more concise. The authors use way too many words and sentences to convey an idea. The narration shouldn't meander, it should get right to whatever is of value. For the last half of this book I consiste [...]

    Geoffrey Benn
    This is essentially a textbook, which I would guess would be targeted at freshmen-level college courses. It covers the history of California from pre-Spanish colonization through 2002. I read the book in hopes of better understanding the underlying causes of some of California’s current political and economic difficulties. I was not disappointed. The most interesting aspects of the book for me were the story of the relatively recent rise of southern California as well as the history of water u [...]

    Erika
    There were some areas that were so very interesting and others not so much, but I loved learning about my state.

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