Historical Atlas of California With Original Maps

ISBN-10: 0520252586
ISBN-13: 9780520252585
Edition: 2007
List price: $45.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Using nearly five hundred historical maps and many other illustrations--from rough sketches drawn in the field to commercial maps to beautifully rendered works of art--this lavishly illustrated volume is the first to tell the story of California's  More...

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Robert's Rules of Order Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Aromatherapy Basics Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/30/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.246
Language: English

Using nearly five hundred historical maps and many other illustrations--from rough sketches drawn in the field to commercial maps to beautifully rendered works of art--this lavishly illustrated volume is the first to tell the story of California's past from a unique visual perspective. Covering five hundred years of history, it offers a compelling and informative look at the transformation of the state from before European contact through the Gold Rush and up to the present. The maps are accompanied by a concise, engaging narrative and by extended captions that elucidate the stories and personalities behind their creation. At once a valuable reference and an exhilarating adventure through history, theHistorical Atlas of California,featuring many rare and unusual maps, will be a treasured addition to any library. Distilling an enormous amount of information into one volume, it presents a fascinating chronicle of how California came to be what it is today. Copub: Douglas & McIntyre

Derek Hayesis a noted historian and the author of numerous historical atlases, includingThe Historical Atlas of the Northern American Railroad, Historical Atlas of the United States, andHistorical Atlas of the American West, all from UC Press.

A Visual California
The First Californians Notions of a Western Shore Of Gold and Galleons The First New England On the Right Hand of the Indies Spain Moves North Exploring an Unknown Interior Russian California Mexican California West to California American California The Gold Rush The State of California The United States Coast Survey Searching for a Railroad Path Building the Transcontinental Railroad The Southern Pacific A Geological Survey Water, Wine, and Oranges The Rise of Urban California Los Angeles The San Francisco Bay Area San Diego Sacramento Other Cities Rails for Growth The Burning of San Francisco Wildness for the People Bringing Water to the Cities From Bike Paths to Freeways Power for a New Economy Of Airports and Airlines Boom and Bust A West Coast Defended Moving and Shaking
Catalog of Maps
Bibliography
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×