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By William Deverell, Greg Hise

ISBN-10: 1405171278

ISBN-13: 9781405171274

This Companion comprises 25 unique essays by means of writers and students who current a professional evaluate of the easiest and most vital paintings up to now at the complicated heritage of Los Angeles.

  • The first Companion offering a ancient survey of la, incorporating serious, multi-disciplinary issues and leading edge scholarship
  • Features essays from more than a few disciplines, together with background, 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 shiny and numerous city
  • Essays hide the foremost issues within the box inside a thematic constitution, together with demography, social unrest, politics, pop culture, structure, and concrete studies

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We are angry on account of the outrages against our authority” (Palomares and Carrillo 1825). The military governor refused to intervene. Armed with a new discourse of governance, citizen Angelenos reframed political legitimacy and authority under Mexican rule. Pío Pico, the son of a presidial soldier from San Diego, remembered his first encounter with the new defiant mood of Los Angeles in 1827. Sent there as a scribe for a military trial, Pico was shocked to discover that a witness, a recently arrived merchant, refused to recognize the authority of the military to conduct the investigation.

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