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Title City of promise : race & historical change in Los Angeles / edited by Martin Schiesl, Mark Morrall Dodge.
Pub Info Claremont, Calif. : Regina Books, c2006.
 Archives/SpeColl-5th Floor South  SpCol F869.L89 A2518 2006    LIB USE ONLY
Descript 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject Minorities -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century.
Minorities -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Population.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-218) and index.
Contents Introduction / Ali Modarres -- Mexican immigrant families: cultural survival and adaptation in the formation of community in Los Angeles, 1900-1945 / Gloria E. Miranda -- Indispensable scapegoats: Asians & Pacific Islanders in pre-1945 Los Angeles / Donald and Nadine Hata -- "All men up and no man down": Black Angelenos confront refracted racism, 1900-1940 / Delores Nason McBroome -- Into the mainstream: Asians & Pacific Islanders in post-1945 Los Angeles / Nadine and Donald Hata -- A simple quest for dignity: African American Los Angeles since World War II / Josh Sides -- Behind the shield: social discontent and the Los Angeles Police since 1950 / Martin Schiesl -- Latino Los Angeles: the promise of politics / Kenneth C. Burt.
Add Author Schiesl, Martin J.
Dodge, Mark M.
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