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Los Angeles in the 1930s

the WPA guide to the City of Angels

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This edition published in by University of California Press in Berkeley.

Written in English

433 pages

Describes a pivotal moment in Los Angeles history, when writers like Raymond Chandler, Nathanael West, and F. Scott Fitzgerald were creating the images and associations--and the mystique--for which the City of Angels is still known. Los Angeles in the 1930s a guide to the contemporary culture, with a brief L.A. history, revisiting the Spanish colonial period, the Mexican period, the brief California Republic, and finally American sovereignty.

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Work Description

Describes a pivotal moment in Los Angeles history, when writers like Raymond Chandler, Nathanael West, and F. Scott Fitzgerald were creating the images and associations--and the mystique--for which the City of Angels is still known. Los Angeles in the 1930s a guide to the contemporary culture, with a brief L.A. history, revisiting the Spanish colonial period, the Mexican period, the brief California Republic, and finally American sovereignty.

Los Angeles in the 1930s

the WPA guide to the City of Angels

This edition published in by University of California Press in Berkeley.


Edition Description

Describes a pivotal moment in Los Angeles history, when writers like Raymond Chandler, Nathanael West, and F. Scott Fitzgerald were creating the images and associations--and the mystique--for which the City of Angels is still known. Los Angeles in the 1930s a guide to the contemporary culture, with a brief L.A. history, revisiting the Spanish colonial period, the Mexican period, the brief California Republic, and finally American sovereignty.

Edition Notes

Previously published: New York : Hastings House, 1941, under the title Los Angeles : a guide to the city and its environs, as part of the American guide series.

With new introduction (p. xix-xxix).

Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-419) and index.

Other Titles
WPA guide to the City of Angels, American guide series, Los Angeles : a guide to the city and its environs.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
917.94940452
Library of Congress
F869.L83 W74 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
lxviii, 433 p., [64] p. of plates :
Number of pages
433

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25176881M
ISBN 10
0520268830
ISBN 13
9780520268838
LC Control Number
2010940089
OCLC/WorldCat
668191552

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