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24%OFFLaura Pulido - A People´s Guide to Los Angeles - 9780520270817 - V9780520270817
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A People´s Guide to Los Angeles

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Description for A People´s Guide to Los Angeles Paperback. A guide to Los Angeles that offers an assortment of alternatives to LA's usual tourist destinations. It documents 115 little-known sites in the City of Angels where struggles related to race, class, gender, and sexuality have occurred. It shows how power operates in the shaping of places, and how it remains embedded in the landscape. Num Pages: 328 pages, 91 color illustrations, 67 b/w photographs, 6 line illustrations, 14 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 229 x 15. Weight in Grams: 540. 328 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps. A guide to Los Angeles that offers an assortment of alternatives to LA's usual tourist destinations. It documents 115 little-known sites in the City of Angels where struggles related to race, class, gender, and sexuality have occurred. It shows how power operates in the shaping of places, and how it remains embedded in the landscape. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; WTM. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 15. Weight: 540.
"A People's Guide to Los Angeles" offers an assortment of eye-opening alternatives to L.A.'s usual tourist destinations. It documents 115 little-known sites in the City of Angels where struggles related to race, class, gender, and sexuality have occurred. They introduce us to people and events usually ignored by mainstream media and, in the process, create a fresh history of Los Angeles. Roughly dividing the city into six regions - North Los Angeles, the Eastside and San Gabriel Valley, South Los Angeles, Long Beach and the Harbor, the Westside, and the San Fernando Valley - this illuminating guide shows how power ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
328
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Series
A People's Guide Series
Condition
New
Weight
538g
Number of Pages
328
Place of Publication
Berkerley, United States
ISBN
9780520270817
SKU
V9780520270817
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About Laura Pulido
Laura Pulido is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. Among her books is Black, Brown, Yellow, and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles (UC Press). Laura Barraclough is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Kalamazoo College and the author of Making the San Fernando Valley: Rural Landscapes, Urban Development, and White Privilege. Wendy Cheng is ... Read more

Reviews for A People´s Guide to Los Angeles
"Imagine Howard Zinn, the late renegade professor who gave us 'A People's History of the United States,' kidnapping Huell Howser and rewriting your Auto Club TourBook... But you don't have to agree with the authors' politics to be intrigued by their work. Even though I've been working on an L.A. guidebook myself for the last 18 months, this 'People's Guide' ... Read more

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