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A New Issue of Southern California Quarterly has been published

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The Historical Society of Southern California has published a new issue of Southern California Quarterly (Winter 2009-2010, Vol. 91, No. 4).  The contents include the following three articles, as well as an introduction by Merry Ovnick, editor of the Quarterly:

Todd Gish, “Bungalow Court Housing in Los Angeles, 1900-1930: Top-Down Innovation? Or Bottom-Up Reform?”

Ann Scheid, “Pasadena’s Civic Center: A Grand Vision Realized, Despoiled, and Revived.”

Lauren Weiss Bricker, “Western Pragmatists and the Modern American House.”

The following books are reviewed:

McDonnell, Juana Briones of 19th-Century California, reviewed by Christina Gold.

Chiang, Shading the Shoreline: Fisheries and Tourism on the Monterey Coast, reviewed by William E. Schrank.

Varzally, Making a Non-White America: Californians Coloring Outside Ethnic Lines, 1925-1955, reviewed by Luis Alvarez.

Luhr, Witnessing Suburbia: Conservatives and Christian Youth Culture, by reviewed Kevin M. Kruse.

Hernandez-Leon, Metropolitan Migrants: The Migration of Urban Mexicans to the United States, reviewed by Larry Hashima.

Latorre, Walls of Empowerment: Chicana/o Indigenist Murals of California, reviewed by Nick Bravo.

This issue also contains the annual contents and index to Volume 90.


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