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Author McWilliams, Carey, 1905-1980.

Title Southern California country : an island on the land / by Carey McWilliams ; edited by Erskine Caldwell.

Imprint New York : Duell, Sloan & Pearce, ©1946.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    979.4 M    Available
Description xii, 387 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series American folkways
American folkways.
Note Map on lining-paper.
"First printing"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Contents South of Tehachapi -- The Indian in the closet -- Californios and Mexicanos -- The growth of a legend -- Cathay in the South -- The folklore of climatology -- Years of the boom -- The cultural landscape -- "I'm a stranger here myself" -- Water! Water! Water! -- The Citrus Belt -- The sociology of the boom -- "Don't shoot Los Angeles" -- The politics of Utopia -- The Los Angeles archipelago -- The island of Hollywood -- A slight case of cultural confusion.
Subject California, Southern -- History.
Added Author Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987, editor.

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