Compiled by Clifton L. Holland
for the IDEA-GLAMA Research and Information Network
(Revised May 24, 1999)
Ableman, Nancy and John Lie (contributors)
Blue Dreams: Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots. Publisher unknown, 1995.
Abu-Lughod, Janel L.
New York, Chicago and Los Angeles: America's Global Cities. Publisher unknown, 1999.
Acuña, Rodolfo F.
Anything But Mexican: Chicanos in Contemporary Los Angeles. New York: Verso, 1996.
Alan-Williams, Gregory et al
A Gathering of Heroes: Reflections on Rage and Responsibility, A Memoir of the Los Angeles Riots. Publisher unknown, 1994.
Anderson, E. Frederick
The Development of Leadership and Organization Building in the Black Community of Los Angeles from 1900 through World War II. Publisher unknown, 1980.
Baldassare, Mark (editor)
The Los Angeles Riots: Lessons for the Urban Future. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1994.
Barrows, Alan G. with James E. Kahle and David J. Beeby
Earthquake Hazards and Tectonic History of the San Andreas Fault Zone, Los Angeles County, California. Sacramento: California Dept. of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, 1985.
Blanche, Tony et al
Death in Paradise: An Illustrated History of Los Angeles County Department of Coroner. Publisher unknown, 1998.
Bond, J. Max
The Negro in Los Angeles. Reprint of doctoral dissertation written in 1936 at the University of Southern California. R. & E. Research Associates, 1972.
Bottles, Scott L.
Los Angeles and the Automobile: The Making of the Modern City. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1987.
Ride the Devil Wind: A History of the Los Angeles County Forester & Fire Warden Department and Fire Protection Districts. Publisher unknown, 1991.
Los Angeles: Epic of a City. Howell-North, 1974.
L.A. Days, L.A. Nights: A Journey Through America's City of Dreams. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Burby, Liza N.
The Watts Riots. Publisher unknown, 1997.
Burns O'Connor, Letitia
Discover Los Angeles: An Informed Guide to L.A.'s Rich and Varied Cultural Life. Publisher unknown, 1998.
Los Angeles City of Dreams. New York, 1935.
Caughey, John and LaRee Caughey (editors)
Los Angeles: Biography of a City. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1977.
Clark, David L.
Los Angeles: A City Apart. Woodland Hills, CA: Windsor Publications, 1981 (see Chapter 1, "Los Angeles through the Ages: A Chronology," pp. 8-29).
Cleland, Robert Glass
The Cattle on a Thousand Hills: Southern California, 1850-80. San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1941 (fifth printing 1990).
Cole, Carolyn Kozo (editor)
Shades of L.A.: Pictures from Ethnic Family Albums. Publisher unknown, 1996.
Black Los Angeles: The Maturing of the Ghetto, 1940-1950. Century Twenty-One Publications, 1980.
Crouch, Winston and Beatrice Dinerman
California Metropolis, A Study in Development of Government for a Metropolitan Area. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1963.
Ride the Big Red Cars. Costa Mesa, CA: Trans-Anglo, 3rd edition, 1970.
City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles. New York: Ventage Books, 1992.
Dear, Michael J., editor
Rethinking Los Angeles. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1996.
De Graaf, Lawrence
"The City of the Black Angels: Emergence of the Los Angeles Ghetto, 1890-1930," pp. 323-352 in Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 39, 1970.
Del Castillo, Richard Griswold
The Los Angeles Barrio, 1850-1890. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1979.
Delk, James D.
Fires and Furies: The L.A. Riots--What Really Happened. Publisher unknown, 1994.
Dumke, Glenn S.
The Boom of the Eighties in Southern California. San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1944 (a description of the real estate/housing boom in L.A. county in the 1880s with a description of each major city/region).
Dunitz, Robin J. and James Prigoff
Street Gallary: Guide to 1000 Los Angeles Murals. Publisher unknown, 1998.
Elmore, Ralph M.
"Discipling Inner City Peoples: Models for Church Growth Among Ethnic Groups in Los Angeles." Unpublished Th.M. Thesis in Missiology. Pasadena, CA: Fuller Theological Seminary, School of World Mission, 1981.
Escobar, Edward J.
Race, Police and the Making of a Political Identity: Relations Between Chicanos and the Los Angeles Police Department, 1900-1945. Publisher unknown, 1999.
Fogelson, Robert M.
The Fragmented Metropolis: Los Angeles, 1850-1930. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993; reprint of 1967 edition.
Ford, John Anson
Thirty Explosive Years in Los Angeles County [1930-1960]. San Marino, CA: The Huntington Library, 1961.
Fradkin, Philip L.
The Seven States of California. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1995 (see Chapter VII, "The Profligate Province," pp. 269-314, on Southern California).
Friedricks, William B.
Henry E. Huntington and the Creation of Southern California. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University, 1992.
Friis, Leo J.
Orange County Through Four Centuries. Pioneer Press, 1965.
The Reluctant Metropolis: The Politics of Urban Growth in Los Angeles. Point Arena, CA: Solano Press, 1997.
Edge City: Life on the New Frontier. See Chapter 8, "Southern California," pages 261-302. New York: Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1991.
Greenstein, Paul et al
Bread and Hyacinths: The Rise and Fall of Utopian Los Angeles. Publisher unknown, 1992.
Grenier, Judson A. (editor-in-chief)
A Guide of Historical Places in Los Angeles County. Prepared under the auspices of the History Team of the City of Los Angeles American Revolution Bicentennial Committee. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1978.
Guinn, James Miller
A History of California and an Extended History of Los Angeles and Environs. Los Angeles: Historical Record Company, 1915.
Los Angeles River: Its Life, Death and Possible Rebirth. Publisher unknown, 1999.
Hamilton, Sue L. and John Hamilton (editors)
Los Angeles Riots: The Day of the Disaster. Publisher unknown, 1992.
The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History. Publisher unknown, 1995.
Heizer, Robert F. (editor)
The Indians of Los Angeles County: Hugo Reid Letters of 1852. Los Angeles: Southwest Museum, 1968 (Southwest Museum Papers #21).
Los Angeles: An Illustrated History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.
Herbert, Stephen Kelly
Policing Space: Territoriality and the Los Angeles Police Department. Publisher unknown, 1997.
Magnetic Los Angeles: Planning the Twentieth-Century Metropolis. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Holland, Clifton L.
The Religious Dimension in Hispanic Los Angeles: A Protestant Case Study. South Pasadena, CA: William Carey Press, 1974.
Fire This Time: The Watts Uprising and the 1960s. Publisher unknown, 1995.
The Politics of Diversity: Immigration, Resistance and Change in Monterey Park, California. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1995.
Waiting for the Sun: Strange Days, Wierd Scenes and the Sound of Los Angeles. Publisher unknown, 1997.
Jankowski, Martin Sanchez
Islands in the Street: Gangs and American Urban Society. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.
Johnston, Bernice Eastman
California's Gabrielino Indians. Los Angeles: Southwest Museum, 1962.
Katz, Samuel M.
LAPD: Patrol, SWAT, Air Support, K-9, Crash and Homicide. Publisher unknown, 1997.
Kelley, Ron, Jonathan Friedlander and Anita Colby (editors)
Irangeles: Iranians in Los Angeles. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993.
Klien, Norman H. (editor)
20th Century Los Angeles: Power, Promotion and Social Conflict. Publisher unknown, 1990.
Kling, Rob and Spencer Olin and Mark Poster (editors)
Postsuburban California: The Transformation of Orange County since World War II. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.
Klien, Norman M.
The History of Forgetting: Los Angeles and the Erasure of Memory. Publisher unknown, 1997.
Views of Los Angeles. Los Angeles: Portriga Publications, 1978 (125 black/white photographs contrasting the past and present).
Asian American Culture on Stage: The History of East West Players (Asian Americans). Publisher unknown, 1999.
La Lona, Mary
"Gabrielino Indians of Southern California: An Annotated Ethnohistoric Bibliography," Occasional Paper #6, Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, 1980.
Liu, Felix Fu-Li
"A Comparative Study of Selected Growing Chinese Churches in Los Angeles County." Unpublished Doctor of Missiology Dissertation. Pasadena, CA: Fuller Theological Seminary, School of World Mission, 1981.
The Drive-In, the Supermarket and the Transformation of Commercial Space in Los Angeles, 1914-1941. Publisher unknown, 1999.
City Center to Regional Mall: Architechure, the Automobile and Retailing in Los Angeles, 1920-1950. Publisher unknown, 1997.
Los Angeles 2000 Committee
L.A. 2000: A City for the Future. Final Report. Los Angeles: Los Angeles 2000 Committee, 1988.
Los Angeles County Almanac
Los Angeles County Almanac: A Guide to Government and Politics. 32nd Edition. Alhambra, CA: Los Angeles County Almanac, 1995.
Los Angeles County Office of Education
The Condition of Public Education in Los Angeles County, 1994. Downey, CA: LACOE, Communications Dept., September 1994.
Los Angeles Times
Understanding the Riots: Los Angeles Before and After the Rodney King Case. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Times, 1992.
Los Angeles Unified School District
Ethnic Survey Report: Fall 1995. Los Angeles: LAUSD, Board of Education, Report #125, January 1996.
LEP Enrollment, 1995-96: LAUSD K-12. Los Angeles: LAUSD Program Evaluation and Assessment Branch, Publication #641, April 1996.
Missions of the Los Angeles Area (California Missions). Publisher unknown, 1997.
City of Angels: A Drive-by Portrait of Los Angeles. Publisher unknown, 1996.
McGroarty, John S.
Los Angeles from the Mountains to the Sea. Chicago, 1921 (3 volumes, publisher unknown)
History of Los Angeles County. Chicago: The American Historical Society, 1923
Factories in the Fields: The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California. New York: Little & Brown, 1935.
North From Mexico: The Spanish Speaking People of the United States. New York: Greenwood Press, 1948 (reprint 1968).
Southern California Country: An Island on the Land. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1990 (reprint of 1946 edition by Duell, Sloan and Pierce Publishers).
The Economic and Politics of Racial Accomodation: The Japanese of Los Angeles, 1900-1942. Publisher unknown, 1977.
Rebirth: Mexican Los Angeles from the Great Migration to the Great Depression. Publisher unknown, 1999.
Moore, Deborah Dash
To the Golden Cities: Persuing the American Jewish Dream in Miami and Los Angeles. Publisher unknown, 1993.
Los Angeles: From Mission to Modern City. New York: Longmans & Green, 1960.
City-Makers: The Story of Southern California's First Boom, 1868-1876. Costa Mesa, CA: Trans-Anglo Books, 1965.
Nelson, Howard J. and William A. V. Clark
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Experience. Ballinger, 1976.
Governing Los Angeles. Publisher unknown, 1994.
Newmark, Marco R.
Jottings in Southern California History. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, n.d.
Chavez Ravine: A Los Angeles Story. Publisher unknown, 1999.
Nunis, Doyce B. Jr.
Los Angeles and Its Environs in the Twentieth Century: A Bibliography of a Metropolis. Produced by the Los Angeles Metropolitan History Project. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1973.
O'Flaherty, Joseph S.
An End and A Beginning: The South Coast and Los Angeles, 1850-1887. Jericho, NY: Exposition Press, 1972.
Ong, Paul M. (editor)
The Widening Divide: Income Inequality and Poverty in Los Angeles. Los Angeles: Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, UCLA, 1989.
Ong, Paul et al
The New Asian Immigration in Los Angeles and Global Restructuring (Asian American History and Culture). Publisher unknown, 1994.
Oxnam, G. Bromley
The Mexicans in Los Angeles. Los Angeles: Interchurch World Movement of North America, 1920.
Ethnic L.A. Beverly Hills, CA: Hillcrest Press, 1990.
Perry, Louis B. and Richard S. Perry
A History of the Los Angeles Labor Movement, 1911-1941. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1963.
Rabinovitz, Francine F. and William J. Siembieda
Minorities in the Suburbs: The Los Angeles Experience. Lexington Books, 1977.
Social Service Resource Directory for Los Angeles County: 1994-95. Orange, CA: Resource Directory, 1995.
Social Service Resource Directory for Orange County: 1994-95.
Social Service Resource Directory for San Bernardino/Riverside Counties: 1994-95.
Reid, David (editor)
Sex, Death and God in L.A. New York: Pantheon Books, 1992.
Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World. New York: Simon & Shuster/Touchstone Books, 1992.
Rios-Bustamante, Antonio and Pedro Castello
An Illustrated History of Mexican Los Angeles, 1781-1985. Los Angeles: UCLA/Chicano Studies Research Center, 1986 (Monograph No. 12).
Ranchos Become Cities. Pasadena, CA: San Pasqual Press, 1939.
East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A. Publisher unknown, 1998.
East Los Angeles: History of a Barrio. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1983.
Scott, Allen J.
Technopolis: High-Technology Industry and Regional Development in Southern California. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1993.
Scott, Allen J. and Edward W. Soja
The City: Los Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of the Twentieth Century. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1996.
Seidenbaum, Art (editor) and John Malmin (photographer)
Los Angeles 200: A Bicentennial Celebration. (see: Introduction, pp. 8-9, and "A Historical Time Line: Los Angeles Year By Year," pp. 10-15). New York: Harry N. Abrams Publishers, Inc., 1980 (second printing 1981).
Shevsky, Eshref and Marylin William
The Social Areas of Los Angeles: Analysis and Typology. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1949.
Singleton, Gregory H.
Religion in the City of the Angeles: Americans, Protestant Culture and Urbanization in Los Angeles, 1850-1930. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1979 (Ph.D. Dissertation, UCLA/History Department, 1976).
California Spiritual Frontiers: Religious Alternatives in Anglo-Protestantism, 1850-1910. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1988.
Sonenshein, Raphael J.
Politics in Black and White: Race and Power in Los Angeles. Publisher unknown, 1994.
Smith, Anna Deavere
Twilight Los Angeles, 1992: On the Road, A Search for American Character. Publisher unknown, 1993.
Jack Smith's L.A. New York: McGraw Hill Publishers, 1980.
Smith, Rick and Sue Hamilton
Los Angles Quake: 1994. Publisher unknown, 1994.
Spalding, William A. (compiler)
History and Reminiscences, Los Angeles City and County, California. Los Angeles: J.R. Finnell & Sons Publishing Company, 1931.
The Rise of Los Angeles as an American Bibliographical Center. Publisher unknown, 1989.
Los Angeles. World History Series, Vol. 2. Publisher unknown, 1994.
Steinberg, James B.; Lyon, David W.; Vaiana, Mary E. (editors)
Urban America: Policy Choices for Los Angeles and the Nation. Los Angeles: RAND, 1992 (post-riot analysis of socio-economic problems in Los Angeles, 1992).
Los Angeles: The Centrifugal City. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/ Hunt Publishing Co., 1981.
Los Angeles Uncovered. "Uncovered" Series City Guides. Publisher unknown, 1995.
The Great Los Angeles Swindle: Oil, Stocks and Scandal During the Roaring Twenties. Publisher unknown, 1994.
Vigil, James Diego
Barrio Gangs: Street Lifge and Identity in Southern California. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1988.
Vorspan, Max and Lloyd P. Gartner
History of the Jews of Los Angeles. Pasadena: The Huntington Library, 1970.
Waldinger, Roger and Mehdi Bozorgmehr, editors
Ethnic Los Angeles. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1996.
Walker, Edwin F.
Five Prehistorical Archaeological Sites in Los Angeles County. Los Angeles: Southwest Museum, 1951.
Weaver, John D.
Los Angeles: The Enormous Village, 1781-1981. Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1980.
Weber, Francis J.
Southern California's First Family: The Dohenys of Los Angeles. Publisher unknown, 1993.
Owens Valley and the Los Angeles Controversy. Publisher unknown, 1973.
The Police in Los Angeles: Reform and Professionalism. Publisher unknown, 1992.
The City that Grew. Los Angeles: Southland Publishing Company, 1935 (edited by Caroline Walker)
Yarbrough Coy, Bette
Central Avenue: Its Rise and Fall, 1890-c.1955. Publisher and date unknown.
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GENERAL REFERENCE WORKS:
Acuña, Rodolfo F.
Occupied America: A History of Chicanos. New York: Harper & Row, 1981.
Bailey, Harry P.
The Climate of Southern California. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1966
The Mexican in the United States. Los Angeles: University of Southern California Press, 1934.
Chartkoff, Joseph L. and Kerry Kona Chartkoff
The Archaeology of California. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1984.
Costo, Rupert and Jeannette Henry Costo (editors)
The Missions of California: A Legacy of Genocide. San Francisco, CA: Indian Historical Press, 1987.
Grebler, Leo with Joan W. Moore and Ralph C. Guzmán
The Mexican American People. New York: The Free Press, 1970.
Heizer, Robert F. (editor)
The Destruction of the California Indians. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1974
Heizer, Robert F. and M. A. Whipple (editors)
The California Indians: A Source Book. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1971 (second edition, revised and enlarged; first edition 1951); see pages 186-201: "A Suggested Chronology for Southern California Coastal Archaeology," by William J. Wallace.
Heppenheimer, T. A.
The Coming Quake: Science and Trembling on the California Earthquake Frontier. New York: Paragon House, 1990 (first edition 1988).
Jahns, Richard H. (editor)
Geology of Southern California. California Division of Mines, Bulletin 170, 1954.
Jackson, Robert H.
Indian Population Decline: The Missions of Northwestern New Spain, 1687-1840. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1994.
Kroeber, A. L.
Handbook of the Indians of California. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1976 (reprint of 1925 edition).
Melton, J. Gordon
Encyclopedia of American Religions. Detroit, MI: Gale Publishing Company, 1978 (2nd edition, 2 volumes); Terrytown, NY: Triumph Books, 1991 (4th edition, 3 volumes); Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 1996 (5th edition, one volume).
Thrown Among Strangers: The Making of Mexican Culture in Frontier California. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1990.
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects. New York, NY: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1989 (1961).
Neusner, Jacob (editor)
World Religions in America: An Introduction. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1994.
The Decline of the Californios. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1966.
Pitt, Leonard and Dale Pitt
Los Angeles A to Z: An Encyclopedia of the City and County. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.
Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915. New York: Oxford University Press, 1973.
Inventing the Dream: California Through the Progressive Era. [1850-1920]. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.
Material Dreams: Southern California Through the 1920s. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Endangered Dreams: The Great Depression in California. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995
Strong, William Duncan
Aboriginal Society in Southern California. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1929.
Sturtevant, William C.
Handbook of North American Indians. Volume 8: California. Volume editor, Robert F. Heizer. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1978.
Thernstrom, Stephan (editor)
Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980.
Atlas of the North American Indian. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 1985.
Weber, David J.
The Spanish Frontier in North America. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1992.
Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities
"Seismic Hazards in Southern California: Probably Earthquakes, 1994-2024," pp. 379-439 in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, April 1995, Vol. 85, Number 2.