Los Angeles A to Z: An Encyclopedia of the City and County - Pitt, Leonard; Pitt, Dale
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"Los Angeles cannot be contained by any one description or category. Thanks to the ancient miracle of the alphabet, to their wide-ranging scholarship, and to their personal knowledge of this distinctive city, Leonard and Dale Pitt have come as close as anyone to squeezing the breathtaking variety of this multitudinous, complex city between the covers of one book."--Dr. Kevin Starr, State Librarian of California "Captures the fascination and downright zaniness of the City of Angels in a manner that is appealing to both the serious researcher and the casual browser. . . . An exemplary aspect of…mehr

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"Los Angeles cannot be contained by any one description or category. Thanks to the ancient miracle of the alphabet, to their wide-ranging scholarship, and to their personal knowledge of this distinctive city, Leonard and Dale Pitt have come as close as anyone to squeezing the breathtaking variety of this multitudinous, complex city between the covers of one book."--Dr. Kevin Starr, State Librarian of California "Captures the fascination and downright zaniness of the City of Angels in a manner that is appealing to both the serious researcher and the casual browser. . . . An exemplary aspect of the encyclopedia is its inclusiveness. . . . Serious researchers will fast find themselves sidetracked into the seemingly inexhaustible details and trivia found in this volume."--Melissa Rae Root, "American Reference Books Annual"
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
  • Revised
  • Seitenzahl: 600
  • Erscheinungstermin: Dezember 2000
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 257mm x 179mm x 58mm
  • Gewicht: 1308g
  • ISBN-13: 9780520205307
  • ISBN-10: 0520205308
  • Artikelnr.: 22199362
Autorenporträt
Leonard Pitt is Professor Emeritus of History at California State University, Northridge, and author of Decline of the Californios: A Social History of the Spanish-Speaking Californians, 1846-1890 (California, 1966). Dale Pitt is a freelance writer, editor, and indexer.