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PART I: PROLOGUE
1. CALIFORNIANS AND THEIR HISTORY: MYTHS AND REALITIES
2. THE NATURAL SETTING
3. THE NATIVE PEOPLES

PART II: EUROPEANS AND INDIANS: THE CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCE
4. ESTANISLAO'S REBELLION, 1829
5. EXPLORERS AND INDIANS
6. SPANISH CALIFORNIA

PART III: THE PASTORAL ERA
7. THE BEAR FLAG REVOLT
8. MEXICAN CALIFORNIA, 1821–1848
9. FOREIGN PENETRATION OF CALIFORNIA

PART IV: GOLD AND THE AMERICANIZATION OF CALIFORNIA
10. DAME SHIRLEY: A YANKEE LADY IN THE CALIFORNIA MINES
11. THE NEW EL DORADO
12. THE THIRTY-FIRST STATE

PART V: THE RAILROAD ERA
13. CONFRONTATION AT MUSSEL SLOUGH, 1880
14. THE COMING OF THE RAILROAD
15. CALIFORNIA'S RAILWAY ERA: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL UNREST

PART VI: CALIFORNIA AND THE NATION, 1880-1920
16. SAN FRANCISCO'S BLIND BOSS
17. BEGINNINGS OF MODERN CALIFORNIA
18. PROGRESSIVE CALIFORNIA

PART VII: CALIFORNIA BETWEEN THE WARS, 1920-1940
19. SUPER SISTER: AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON IN LOS ANGELES
20. PROSPERITY AND THE RISE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
21. THE DEPRESSION DECADE

PART VIII: WORLD WAR II AND POSTWAR EXPANSION
22. A QUESTION OF LOYALTY
23. WORLD WAR II: THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA
24. AMAZING GROWTH: CALIFORNIA AFTER WORLD WAR II

PART IX: THE 1960S AND AFTER
25. PROLOGUES TO VIOLENCE: GENESIS OF A GHETTO
26. DREAMS DEFERRED: THE 1960s
27. ERAS OF LIMITS: REAGAN, BROWN, AND DEUKMEJIAN

PART X: ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY: CRISIS IN THE MOST POPULOUS STATE
28. CALIFORNIA: EDEN OR WASTELAND?
29. FIN DE SIÈCLE CALIFORNIA
30. CALIFORNIA CONFRONTS THE NEW MILLENIUM

GLOSSARY

SUGGESTED READINGS

INDEX

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