The Elusive Eden: A New History of California

3.64 avg rating
( 59 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780075546672: The Elusive Eden: A New History of California
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Textbook of California

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Richard B. Rice received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Berkeley. He was a Staff Assistant to the President and Assistant to the Vice President of the University of California before going to California State University, Hayward, where he also served as a Department Chairman, Division Head, and Dean. He taught United States and California history at Hayward from 1960 to 1995, part of that time as an Emeritus Professor on a faculty early retirement program. He is also an associate of the Winthrop Associates, a cultural research firm, and operates a 300-acre farm in northeastern California.

William A. Bullough is a Professor Emeritus of History at California State University, Hayward. In 1970, he received his Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, after teaching in the state’s public schools for ten years. He is the author of Cities and Schools in the Gilded Age: The Evolution of an Urban Institution (1974), The Blind Boss and His City: Christopher Augustine Buckley and Nineteenth-Century San Francisco (1979), and articles in The San Francisco Irish, 1850-1976, (James P. Walsh, ed., 1978), The Historian, Pacific Historical Review, and California History. Professor Bullough is an accomplished photographer who has published and exhibited his prints and written articles for Darkroom Photography and similar journals. He is currently engaged in an investigation of the work of several nineteenth-century photographers of California for use as historical documents and assembling a selection of his own images for publication.

Richard J. Orsi is an Emeritus Professor of History at California State University, Hayward. A graduate of Occidental College in Los Angeles, he received his doctorate from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has published articles and book reviews in California History, Pacific Historian, Agricultural History, and The Journal of American History. He is the author of A List of References for the History of Agriculture in California (1974) and is nearing completion of another book, “A Railroad and the Development of the American West: The Southern Pacific Company, 1860-1930.” HE has received fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, the Huntington Library, and the Newberry Library. He is currently editor of California History, the quarterly of the California Historical Society. He also edited (with Alfred A. Runtle and Marlene Smith-Baranzini) Yosemite and Sequoia: A Century of California National Parks (1993).

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

List Price: US$ 54.60
US$ 11.57

Convert currency

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780394341576: The Elusive Eden: A New History of California

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0394341570 ISBN 13:  9780394341576
Publisher: Knopf, 1988
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Rice, Richard; Bullough, William A.; Orsi, Richard J.
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc
ISBN 10: 0075546671 ISBN 13: 9780075546672
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Hawking Books
(Corona, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Alfred a Knopf Inc. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0075546671 A brand-new, unused copy in perfect condition. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # Z0075546671ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 11.57
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Rice, Richard
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc (1988)
ISBN 10: 0075546671 ISBN 13: 9780075546672
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)

Book Description Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 0075546671_abe_bn

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.38
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Richard Rice, William A. Bullough, Richard J. Orsi
Published by Alfred a Knopf (1988)
ISBN 10: 0075546671 ISBN 13: 9780075546672
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Alfred a Knopf, 1988. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0075546671

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 18.36
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds