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Author: Emmis Communications
Publisher: Emmis Communications
Keywords: magazine, angeles, los
Number of Pages: 268
Los Angeles magazine is a regional magazine of national stature. Our combination of award-winning feature writing, investigative reporting, service journalism, and design covers the people, lifestyle, culture, entertainment, fashion, art and architecture, and news that define Southern California. Started in the spring of 1961, Los Angeles magazine has been addressing the needs and interests of our region for 48 years. The magazine continues to be the definitive resource for an affluent population that is intensely interested in a lifestyle that is uniquely Southern Californian.
Author: Fort Street Methodist Episcopal Church
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: cookery, angeles, los
Number of Pages: 180
This fascinating collection of recipes contributed by the members of the Ladies' Aid Society of the Fort Street Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles, California, originally published in 1881, includes such familiar dishes as fish chowder, roast turkey, and chocolate cake. More unusual offerings include stewed pigeons, suet pudding, and English brawn, made with a pig's head. Interspersed throughout the book are historic and charming advertisements from Los Angeles businesses - purveyors of stove polish, gents' furnishing goods, and ladies' ready-made dresses among them.
Author: Lawrence D. Bobo
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Keywords: angeles, los, inequality, metropolis, prismatic
Number of Pages: 611
This book cuts through the powerful mythology surrounding Los Angeles to reveal the causes of inequality in a city that has weathered rapid population change, economic restructuring, and fractious ethnic relations. The sources of disadvantage and the means of getting ahead differ greatly among the city's myriad ethnic groups. The demand for unskilled labor is stronger here than in other cities, allowing Los Angeles's large population of immigrant workers with little education to find work in light manufacturing and low-paid service jobs.A less beneficial result of this trend is the increased m
Author: Stephen Bay
Publisher: Twin Lights Publishers
Keywords: portrait, photographic, angeles, los
Number of Pages: 139
From its original settlement refered to as, "the Town of Our Lady Queen of the Angels" by Spanish colonists in 1781. Los Angeles was destined for greatness. This pictorial overview captures a bold and sassy metropolitan city where the scenery is dramatic and always changing. Downtown's skyscrapers are in sharp contrast to distinctive neighborhoods that reflect the broad character of L.A. Follow this personal tour of a magical place that includes eclectic beach towns, ethnically rich districts, the star-studded media production center of Hollywood and the glamour of Beverly Hills.
Author: Jules Tygiel
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: scandal, roaring, twenties, stocks, oil, angeles, swindle, los
Number of Pages: 436
Here is a saga of the roaring twenties, with its glorification of business, its get-rich-quick mentality, and its paucity of government regulation--which bred speculation, corruption, and corporate chaos throughout the country. The Great Los Angeles Swindle exposes the schemes of C. C. Julian and his Julian Petroleum Corporation, known familiarly to thousands of Los Angeles residents as Julian Pete, thanks to Julian's folksy weekly newspaper ads. The Julian Pete swindle ranked with Teapot Dome as one of the great scandals of the era and symbolized the failure of 20s boosterism and speculation.
Author: Chantal Alla
Publisher: UBC Pre
Keywords: remarks, american, media, unkind, war, canada, case, bomb
Number of Pages: 160
Anti-American sentiment in Canada is well documented, but what have Americans had to say about their northern neighbor? Chantal Allan examines how the American media have portrayed Canada, from Confederation to the Obama inauguration. Informative, thought-provoking, and at times hilarious, this book reveals another layer in the complex relationship between Canada and the United States.About the AuthorChantal Allan is an award-winning journalist who has reported for CBC Radio and NPR (National Public Radio). Her articles have appeared in the Toronto Star, Los Angeles Daily News, and other publi