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- DescriptionMost people equate Los Angeles with smog, sprawl, forty suburbs in search of a city - the great what not to do of twentieth-century city building. This book explores the environmental history of greater Los Angeles. It contains essays, by leading geologists and ecologists, that consider the changing dynamics both of the city and of nature.
- Author BiographyWilliam Deverell, professor of history at the University of Southern California and director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, is the author of Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of Its Mexican Past and editor of A Companion to the American West. With Greg Hise, he coauthored Eden by Design: The 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan for the Los Angeles Region. Greg Hise is an urban historian in the School of Policy, Planning, and Development at the University of Southern California.
- PublisherUniversity of Pittsburgh Press
- Date of Publication28/06/2006
- GenreEnvironment & Ecology: General Interest
- Place of PublicationPittsburgh PA
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Pittsburgh Press
- Content Note66 illustrations
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byGreg Hise,William Deverell
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