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Port of Los Angeles: An Illustrated History from 1850 to 1945

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The Port of Los Angeles has served its region for a century, not just by bringing ships and their cargo to Southern California, but by establishing Los Angeles as a major presence on the international maritime scene. Because of its Port, Los Angeles is the key that has opened North America to the Pacific Rim and brought the world closer together. With more than 275 images and in-depth research, Port of Los Angeles explores the history not just of the Port, but of the development of Los Angeles, from pueblo to metropolis. For everyone who loves a compelling tale illustrated with vintage images, many never before published, Port of Los Angeles is a must-have volume. With a Foreword by Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Port, Port of Los Angeles captures an era and shows how a harbor shapes the future of a city, a country and the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781883318789
Publisher:
Angel City Press
Subject:
History
Foreword by:
Knatz, Geraldine
Foreword:
Knatz, Geraldine
Author:
De Turenne, Veronique
Author:
Marquez, Ernest
Subject:
Harbors
Subject:
General
Subject:
Harbors -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Subject:
Transportation - General
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
239
Dimensions:
9.26x9.32x1.18 in. 2.87 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Americana » Los Angeles
History and Social Science » Military » Civil War » General
History and Social Science » US History » 1800 to Civil War
History and Social Science » World History » General

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