It Happened in Southern California: Remarkable Events That Shaped History (It Happened In Series)

3.36 avg rating
( 11 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780762754236: It Happened in Southern California: Remarkable Events That Shaped History (It Happened In Series)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the bottom half of The Golden State, It Happened in Southern California describes everything from the efforts of the first Spanish colonialists to the reintroduction of endangered condors.

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

From the Back Cover:

From the Cahuilla stories of grizzlies in the 1600s to the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger
as “Governator” in 2003, thirty-four events that shaped the history of the Southland. Best known for its movie industry, surfing, and amusement parks, Southern California boasts an environment of glamour, both natural and manmade. It Happened in Southern California tells the stories of intriguing people and events from the history of this region―from the first ships to arrive in San Diego in 1769 to the Watts Riots of 1965. Follow a brave little band of multiracial settlers in 1781 up the California coast to a new frontier town today known as Los Angeles. Go back to the Chinatown war of 1871, which some say was sparked by love, but others knew for what it was: a battle over race and money. Learn about the “puppet show” in 1988, performed not for kindergartners but for a baby condor destined to fly wild and free over Southern California’s skies.

About the Author:

Noelle Sullivan is a historian and storyteller who lives in West Yellowstone, Montana. She has published two small books of history, It Happened in Southern California (Falcon/Globe Pequot, 1996) and M-e Ecci Aashi Awadi: The Knife River Indian Villages (Theodore Roosevelt Nature & History Association, 1996). Her essays and stories have been featured in The New Montana Story and Writing Montana: Literature Under the Big Sky, among other places. She writes for the blog Montana Gael, www.MontanaGael.blogspot.com, and is at work on a biography of an early Irish visitor to Yellowstone Park, the Earl of Dunraven. She has a master's degree in the history of the American West from the University of New Mexico, and specializes in Irish-American studies. She is mother to three lovely Irish dancers.

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

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Sullivan, Noelle
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2009. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # TN-9780762754236

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 8.02
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Noelle Sullivan
Published by ROWMAN LITTLEFIELD, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ROWMAN LITTLEFIELD, United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the bottom half of The Golden State, It Happened in Southern California describes everything from the efforts of the first Spanish colonialists to the reintroduction of endangered condors. Seller Inventory # ANB9780762754236

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Sullivan, Noelle
Published by National Book Network
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description National Book Network. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0762754230

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 10.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Sullivan, Noelle
Published by Globe Pequot Press
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Globe Pequot Press. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0762754230 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Seller Inventory # SWATI2132660315

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 12.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Noelle Sullivan
Published by ROWMAN LITTLEFIELD, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ROWMAN LITTLEFIELD, United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book. A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the bottom half of The Golden State, It Happened in Southern California describes everything from the efforts of the first Spanish colonialists to the reintroduction of endangered condors. Seller Inventory # ANB9780762754236

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 18.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Noelle Sullivan
Published by ROWMAN LITTLEFIELD, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ROWMAN LITTLEFIELD, United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the bottom half of The Golden State, It Happened in Southern California describes everything from the efforts of the first Spanish colonialists to the reintroduction of endangered condors. Seller Inventory # BTE9780762754236

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 18.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Noelle Sullivan
Published by It Happened in (2009)
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description It Happened in, 2009. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # TV9780762754236

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 15.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.71
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Noelle Sullivan
Published by Globe Pequot Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Globe Pequot Press, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0762754230

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Noelle Sullivan
Published by Globe Pequot (2009)
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Globe Pequot, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Second. Seller Inventory # DADAX0762754230

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 21.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Sullivan, Noelle
Published by Globe Pequot Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0762754230 ISBN 13: 9780762754236
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Globe Pequot Press, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110762754230

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 35.71
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book