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Elna Bakker. An Island Called California: An Ecological Introduction to Its Natural Communities. University of California Press. 1985. 400pp. 2nd Edition, revised.

Mark Baldassare. California in the New Millennium: The Changing Social and Political Landscape. University of California Press. 2002. 283pp.

Walton Bean. California: An Interpretive History. McGraw-Hill. 1968. 576pp.

Michael J Bevier. Politics Backstage: Inside the California Legislature. Temple University Press. 1979. 277pp.

John F. Burns; Richard J. Orsi (editors). Taming the Elephant: Politics, Government, and Law in Pioneer California. University of California Press. 2003. 288pp.

Albert Camarillo. Chicanos in California: A History of Mexican Americans in California. Boyd & Fraser. 1984. 139pp.

Jack Cashill. What's the Matter with California? Cultural Rumbles from the Golden State and Why the Rest of Us Should Be Shaking. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2007. 368pp.

Robert J. Chandler. California: An Illustrated History. Hippocrene Books. 2004. 252pp.

Thomas R. Clark. Defending Rights: Law, Labor Politics, and the State in California, 1890-1925. Wayne State University Press. 2002. 297pp.

Erwin Cooper. Aqueduct Empire: A Guide to Water in California, Its Turbulent History and Its Management Today. A. H. Clark Co.. 1968. 439pp.

Cletus E. Daniel. Bitter Harvest, a History of California Farmworkers, 1870-1941. Cornell University Press. 1981. 348pp.

Roger Daniels. The Politics of Prejudice: The Anti-Japanese Movement in California and the Struggle for Japanese Exclusion. University of California Press. 1999. 181pp.

Royce D. Delmatier; Clarence F. McIntosh; Earl G. Waters. The Rumble of California Politics, 1848-1970. John Wiley and Sons. 1970. 483pp.

Joe Domanick. Cruel Justice: Three Strikes and the Politics of Crime in America's Golden State. University of California Press. 2005. 343pp.

Brian M. Fagan. Before California: An Archaeologist Looks at Our Earliest Inhabitants. Rowman Altamira. 2004. 416pp.

Larry N. Gerston; Terry Christensen. Recall! California's Political Earthquake. M. E. Sharpe. 2004. 187pp.

Carl-Henry Geschwind. California Earthquakes: Science, Risk, and the Politics of Hazard Mitigation. JHU Press. 2001. 352pp.

Jewelle Taylor Gibbs; Teiahsha Bankhead. Preserving Privilege: California Politics, Propositions, and People of Color. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2001. 230pp.

Robert L. Griswold. Family and Divorce in California, 1850-1890: Victorian Illusions and Everyday Realities. SUNY Press. 1982. 254pp.

Ramón A. Gutiérrez; Richard J. Orsi (editors). Contested Eden: California Before the Gold Rush. University of California Press. 1998. 396pp.

Richard B. Harvey. The Dynamics of California Government and Politics. Wadsworth Publishing Co.. 1970. 301pp.

David E. Hayes-Bautista. La Nueva California: Latinos in the Golden State. University of California Press. 2004. 263pp.

Robert F. Heizer; Albert B. Elsasser. The Natural World of the California Indians. University of California Press. 1980. 271pp.

Franklin Hichborn. Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1911. San Francisco: Press of the James H. Barry Company. 1911. 348pp.

Albert L. Hurtado. Intimate Frontiers: Sex, Gender, and Culture in Old California. University of New Mexico Press. 1999. 173pp.

Brian P. Janiskee; Ken Masugi. Democracy in California: Politics and Government in the Golden State. Rowman & Littlefield. 2008. 159pp. 2nd Edition.

David Alan Johnson. Founding the Far West: California, Oregon, and Nevada, 1840-1890. University of California Press. 1992. 474pp.

Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp. Religion and Society in Frontier California. Yale University Press. 1994. 241pp.

Kirse Granat May. Golden State, Golden Youth: The California Image in Popular Culture, 1955-1966. University of North Carolina Press. 2002. 243pp.

Candace McCoy. Politics and Plea Bargaining: Victims' Rights in California. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1993. 248pp.

Jeffrey F. Mount. California Rivers and Streams: The Conflict Between Fluvial Process and Land Use. University of California Press. 1995. 359pp.

Arthur O'Sullivan; Terri A. Sexton; Steven M. Sheffrin. Property Taxes and Tax Revolts: The Legacy of Proposition 13. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 159pp.

Joshua Paddison (editor). A World Transformed: Firsthand Accounts of California Before the Gold Rush. Heyday Books. 1999. 344pp.

Stephanie S. Pincetl. Transforming California: A Political History of Land Use and Development. JHU Press. 2003. 400pp.

Dora Polk. The Island of California: A History of the Myth. University of Nebraska Press. 1995. 398pp.

Daniel Press. Saving Open Space: The Politics of Local Preservation in California. University of California Press. 2002. 212pp.

Jackson K. Putnam. Modern California Politics, 1917-1980. Boyd & Fraser. 1980. 102pp.

Beth Reingold. Representing Women: Sex, Gender, and Legislative Behavior in Arizona and California. UNC Press. 2000. 338pp.

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Ralph Joseph Roske. Everyman's Eden: A History of California. New York: Macmillan. 1968. 624pp.

Paul Sabin. Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940. University of California Press. 2005. 307pp.

Douglas Cazaux Sackman. Orange Empire: California and the Fruits of Eden. University of California Press. 2005. 386pp.

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Peter Schrag. California: America's High-Stakes Experiment. University of California Press. 2006. 328pp.

Peter Schrag. Paradise Lost: California's Experience, America's Future. University of California Press. 2004. 370pp.

Kurt Schuparra. Triumph of the Right: The Rise of the California Conservative Movement, 1945-1966. M. E. Sharpe. 1998. 221pp.

Peter Selz. Art of Engagement: Visual Politics in California and Beyond. University of California Press. 2006. 298pp.

Lee Simpson. Selling the City: Gender, Class, and the California Growth Machine, 1880-1940. Stanford University Press. 2004. 232pp.

Kevin Starr. The Dream Endures: California Enters the 1940s. Oxford University Press. 1997. 480pp.

Kevin Starr. Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915. Oxford University Press. 1986. 512pp.

Kevin Starr. Inventing the Dream: California Through the Progressive Era. Oxford University Press. 1986. 416pp.

Kevin Starr. Endangered Dreams: The Great Depression in California. Oxford University Press. 1997. 432pp.

Kevin Starr. Embattled Dreams: California in War and Peace, 1940-1950. Oxford University Press. 2003. 416pp.

Kevin Starr. Coast of Dreams: California on the Edge, 1990-2003. Alfred A. Knopf. 2004. 765pp.

Dale L. Walker. Bear Flag Rising: The Conquest of California, 1846. Forge. 1999. 320pp.

John Walton. Western Times and Water Wars: State, Culture, and Rebellion in California. University of California Press. 1993. 360pp.

Devra Weber. Dark Sweat, White Gold: California Farm Workers, Cotton, and the New Deal. University of California Press. 1994. 338pp.

Miriam J. Wells. Strawberry Fields: Politics, Class, and Work in California Agriculture. Cornell University Press. 1996. 339pp.

James C. Williams. Energy and the Making of Modern California. University of Akron Press. 1997. 465pp.

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