A Peopleas Guide to Los Angeles offers an assortment of eye-opening alternatives to L.A.as usual tourist destinations. It documents 115 little-known sites in the City of Angels where struggles related to race, class, gender, and sexuality have occurred. They introduce us to people and events usually ignored by mainstream media and, in the process, create a fresh history of Los Angeles. Roughly dividing the city into six regionsaNorth Los Angeles, the Eastside and San Gabriel Valley, South Los Angeles, Long Beach and the Harbor, the Westside, and the San Fernando Valleyathis illuminating guide shows how power operates in the shaping of places, and how it remains embedded in the landscape.A Peopleas Guide to Los Angeles offers an assortment of eye-opening alternatives to L.A.as usual tourist destinations.
|Title||:||A People's Guide to Los Angeles|
|Author||:||Laura Pulido, Laura Barraclough, Wendy Cheng|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 2012-04-23|