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- Running Press 2015; US$ 15.00
No amount of fog can hold San Francisco down San Francisco?s colorful activity echoes around its steep hills and sweeps through its valleys. From inspired bread-making at Tartine, to the freshly sprayed street murals of the Mission?s Clarion Alley, the always loud and sparkly clubs of the Castro, and SOMA?s emerging microbreweries, San Francisco... more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 27.95
In a major reassessment of modern conservatism, noted historian Kathryn S. Olmsted reexamines the explosive labor disputes in the agricultural fields of Depression-era California, the cauldron that inspired a generation of artists and writers and that triggered the intervention of FDR?s New Deal. Right Out of California tells how this brief moment... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 16.95
In Sidewalking , David L. Ulin offers a compelling inquiry into the evolving landscape of Los Angeles. Part personal narrative, part investigation of the city as both idea and environment, Sidewalking is many things: a discussion of Los Angeles as urban space, a history of the city?s built environment, a meditation on the author?s relationship to... more...
- Santa Monica Press 2015; US$ 10.99
10,000 Steps a Day in L.A.: 52 Walking Adventures is for urban adventurers with a passion for healthy living who are also hungry to explore L.A.?s hidden, unsung, and sometimes quirky side. This unique guidebook provides everything readers need to venture out and tackle the city?s 500 square miles. The book is based on a concept that first took... more...
- Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 32.95
The tale begins in sixteenth-century Venice, when explorer Juan de Fuca encountered English merchant Michael Lok and relayed a fantastic story of a marine passageway that connected the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. This tale would be the catalyst for centuries of dreaming, and exacerbate English and Spanish rivalry. The search for the fabled Northwest... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Presented for the first time is a detailed picture of the Spanish settlement landscape of New Mexico during the period from the beginning of colonization in 1598 up to 1680. more...
- White Cloud Press 2015; US$ 21.95
Mention of Yosemite conjures images of mighty waterfalls and soaring granite cliffs. Millions of people have visited Yosemite; millions more have seen images captured by Ansel Adams and other renowned artists. Indigenous peoples knew of Yosemite for thousands of years before it was discovered? and invaded during the California Gold Rush. Since that... more...
- Santa Monica Press 2015; US$ 16.95
Secret Walks: A Walking Guide to the Hidden Trails of Los Angeles is a sequel to the popular Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles , and features another collection of exciting urban walks through parks, canyons, and neighborhoods unknown and unseen by most Angelinos. Each walk is rated for duration, distance,... more...
- Desert Tortoise Publishing, LLC 2015; US$ 9.99
Growing up in the shadow of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) the author, Chuck Montano, was thrilled to land a job there. But he never imagined the dangerous world he was about to enter. Los Alamos: A Whistleblowers Diary is a shocking account of foul play, theft and abuse at our nations premier nuclear R&D installation, where... more...
- Good Night Books 2015; US$ 2.99
Many of North America?s most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these board books designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continent?s natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area's attractions and rhythmic language guides children... more...