By William Deverell,Greg Hise

This Companion includes 25 unique essays via writers and students who current a professional overview of the easiest and most crucial paintings so far at the complicated historical past of la.

  • The first Companion delivering a old survey of la, incorporating serious, multi-disciplinary issues and cutting edge scholarship
  • Features essays from various disciplines, together with heritage, political technology, cultural stories, and geography
  • Photo essays and ‘contemporary voice’ sections mix with conventional historiographic essays to supply a multi-dimensional view of this bright and various city
  • Essays disguise the main subject matters within the box inside a thematic constitution, together with demography, social unrest, politics, pop culture, structure, and concrete studies

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