CLAS Summer Institute for Teachers

"Remembering Alta California, Remaking the Past"

June 26-28, 2006

Joaquin Murrieta

Bibliography of Workshop Readings


Castillo, Edward. 1998. A Short Overview of California Indian History.

DeLyser, Dydia. 2003. Ramona Memories: Fictions, Tourist Practices, and Placing the Past in Southern California. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 93 (4): 886–908,

Deverell, William. 2004. History on Parade. Chap. 2 in Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of Its Mexican Past. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Gendzel, Glen. 2001. Pioneers and Padres: Competing Mythologies in Northern
and Southern California, 1850–1930. The Western Historical Quarterly 32 (1): 55-82,

Haas, Lisbeth. 1998. War in  California, l846-l848. In Contested Eden: California Before the Gold Rush, ed. Ramón Gutiérrez and Richard Orsi. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Lightfoot, Kent. 2005. Franciscan Missions in Alta California. Chap. 3 in Indians, Missionaries, and Merchants: The Legacy of Colonial Encounters on the California Frontiers. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Pérez, Eulalia. 1988. An Old Woman and Her Recollections, recorded 1877 by Thomas Savage, trans. Vivian C. Fisher. In Three Memoirs of Mexican California. Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library.

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology. 2002. Native Californian Cultures.

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology. 2003. A California Indian Resource Guide, 2003-2004.

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology. 2003. California Indian Food and Culture.

Starr, Kevin. 1973. An American Mediterranean. In Americans and the California Dream: 1850-1915, 390–414. New York: Oxford University Press.

Starr, Kevin. 1990. Castles in Spain: The Santa Barbara Alternative. Chap. 10 in Material Dreams: Southern California Through the 1920s. New York: Oxford University Press.

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