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A Pueblo by the Porciuncula, 1781–1840

David Samuel Torres-Rouff

in Before L.A.: Race, Space, and Municipal Power in Los Angeles, 1781-1894

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300141238
eISBN:
9780300156621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141238.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes the founding of Los Angeles. The physical setting of Los Angeles played an important part in shaping the first pueblo residents's civic ideas, economy, and society. Because of ... More


Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Federal Writers Project of the Works Project Administration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book returns to print an invaluable document of Depression-era Los Angeles, illuminating a pivotal moment in L.A.'s history, when writers like Raymond Chandler, Nathanael West, and F. Scott ... More


Native American Ceramics Found at Old Town San Diego: Trade or Local Manufacture?

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Over 23,000 Brown Ware sherds, most undecorated, were recovered during excavations at several mid-nineteenth-century archaeological sites in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Diagnostic sherds ... More


Negotiating Colonialism on the Southern Frontier of Spanish Yucatán

Adam R. Kaeding

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes Colonial Period (A.D. 1546-1750) and Early Mexican Republic Period (A.D. 1750-1847) settlement patterns as a product of individual negotiations. Data come from the Spanish ... More


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