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The Pattern of California History


Condition: Some rubbing of boards, else fine

San Francisco: Canfield Press, (1975). First edition. orange cloth with white lettering. Some rubbing of boards, else fine. Quarto. Illustrated with photographs, tables, and maps “The elements of California, though American in form, were influenced by an Indian, Spanish, and Mexican heritage...The evolution of California’s distinctive society is the theme of this book.” -from the Preface.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56765
  • Title: The Pattern of California History
  • Author: STANIFORD Edward
  • Format/binding: Orange cloth with white lettering
  • Book condition: Used - Some rubbing of boards, else fine
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Canfield Press
  • Place: San Francisco
  • Date published: (1975)
  • Keywords: California Culture, Californiana, WEstern Americana, California History, California Native Americans, California Spanish Settlers, Spanish Rule, Alta California, Mexican California, Economic Development, Social Development, AmInB
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Quarto


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