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Author: Tom Sitton
ISBN: 0520226275
Subcategory: Americas
Pages 380 pages
Publisher University of California Press; First edition (August 6, 2001)
Language English
Category: History
Rating: 4.3
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eBook Metropolis in the Making: Los Angeles in the 1920s download

by Tom Sitton


Informed by the rich new literature on contemporary Los Angeles, Metropolis in the Making takes giant strides in illuminating the history of the present.

Informed by the rich new literature on contemporary Los Angeles, Metropolis in the Making takes giant strides in illuminating the history of the present. Not only would Carey McWilliams be pleased, but so too will be every contemporary urbanist.

Los Angeles came of age in the 1920s. The great boom of that decade gave shape to the . This collection of original essays explores the making of the Los Angeles metropolis during this remarkable decade.

Metropolis in the Making book. Los Angeles came of age in the 1920s  . This book is essentially a collection of essays about Los Angeles in the 1920's detailing various aspects of the city from the movie industry, to religion, to labor versus management, to even the concept of the memorial park. The essays are written very much like a scholarly piece. Though the book is laid out and written academically, it isn't that difficult to read, it is just dry.

The 1920s was a prosperous era for Los Angeles, California, . when the name "Hollywood" became synonymous with the . film industry and the visual setting of Los Angeles became famous worldwide. Plentiful job openings attracted heavy. Plentiful job openings attracted heavy immigration, especially from the rural Midwest and Mexico. We enjoyed remarkable cooperation and help from curators and archivists in acquiring photographs for this volume.

Book Description: Los Angeles came of age in the 1920s. Many historians and other observers of Southern California’s history ascribe to a belief that early twentieth-century Los Angeles was controlled politically, as well as socially and economically, by an informal oligarchy of wealthy business leaders and professionals.

Metropolis in the Making: Los Angeles in the 1920s. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2001. Did the Ruling Class Rule at City Hall in 1920s Los Angeles? in Tom Sitton and William Deverell, eds. Metropolis in the Making: Los Angeles in the 1920s. New York: Bloomsbury, 2001. History of the Los Angeles Police Department. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Revolver and Athletic Club, 1984.

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Los Angeles came of age in the 1920s. The great boom of that decade gave shape to the L.A. of today: its vast suburban sprawl and reliance on the automobile, its prominence as a financial and industrial center, and the rise of Hollywood as the film capital of the world. This collection of original essays explores the making of the Los Angeles metropolis during this remarkable decade. The authors examine the city's racial, political, cultural, and industrial dynamics, making this volume an essential guide to understanding the rise of Los Angeles as one of the most important cities in the world.These essays showcase the work of a new generation of scholars who are turning their attention to the history of the City of Angels to create a richer, more detailed picture of our urban past. The essays provide a fascinating look at life in the new suburbs, in the oil fields, in the movie studios, at church, and at the polling place as they reconceptualize the origins of contemporary urban problems and promise in Los Angeles and beyond. Adding to its interest, the volume is illustrated with period photography, much of which has not been published before.