Author: Eric J. Adams
Publisher: Renaissance House Publishers (AZ)
Keywords: california, travelers, user, friendly, guidebooks, renaissance, short, traveler, grassroots, tours, selected, outings
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 1993-05
List price: $6.95
ISBN-10: 155838135X
ISBN-13: 9781558381353

Authors:Glen Duncan, California Route 66, Preservation Found
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Keywords: california, america, images, route
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2005-10-17
List price: $19.99
ISBN-10: 0738530379
ISBN-13: 9780738530376

The Mother Road hauled it all, traversing the American West from Chicago to Santa Monica Beach, the last 350 miles through Southern California. For settlers, Depression-era Okies and Arkies, and post-World War II families bound for suburbia, Route 66 was a migration funnel for generations. Wending through the mountains and badlands of San Bernardino County into Los Angeles County, Route 66 became a state of mind and a catchphrase for travelers everywhere, especially after singer Bobby Troupe popularized the hit song (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 and actors Martin Milner and George Maharis hit t

Author: Beecher Crampton
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: california, guides, history, natural, grasses
Number of Pages: 184
Published: 1974-06-11
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 0520025075
ISBN-13: 9780520025073

Grasses have been extremely important in California, with its rolling grass-covered hills and the green-to-gold seasonal cycle of many native grasses. This convenient pocket guide surveys the range and provides identification keys for the common introduced and native grasses.

Author: Aram Bassenian
Publisher: Bassenian/Lagoni Architects
Keywords: california, tradition, new, houses, inspiring
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 2004-08
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 0972153918
ISBN-13: 9780972153911

This inspiring and beautiful book takes the reader on a journey of 35 of the most recent homes designed by Bassenian/Lagoni Architects of Newport Beach, CA. From an early Cailfornia home in Coro de Caza toa California Cottage on Balboa Pennisula toan Old World Tuscan Adaptation in Ranch Santa fe, this collection reveals some of the finest examples of what admiring critics are calling "The New California Tradition" in American housing.

Author: David Carle
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: california, guides, history, natural, introduction, air
Number of Pages: 273
Published: 2006-10-25
List price: $18.95
ISBN-10: 0520247485
ISBN-13: 9780520247482

What is air? Why is the sky blue? Why do people react favorably to mountain or sea air? How does desert air differ from the air of California’s Central Valley? How is air pollution affecting plants and animals? This book is a unique guide to the air we breathe in California. More than a natural history guide, it approaches this fascinating topic by recognizing the overwhelming role played by humans in the story of California’s air. In a highly engaging style, David Carle explains daily weather patterns, seasonal climate, characteristic winds, and sky phenomena. He explores air as t

Author: Harold W. Fairbanks
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: california, reprint, classic, geography, historical
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 2010-06-04
List price: $7.92
ISBN-10: 1440099952
ISBN-13: 9781440099953

PREFACE THE preparation of a supplementary geography of California involves serious difficulties. No other state in the Union has such a diversity of climate, of physical fea.tures, anll of products. To furnish in one hundred pages of text a description of the state, its life, and resources which shall be sufficiently broad in scope, and not a mere enumeration of facts, is no easy task. How well the author has succeeded must be left to the teachers ’and pupils to decide. In ’accordance with the plan worked out in the other volumes of the series, the geographic facts are treated in

Author: California Bion M . Gregory
Publisher: BiblioLife
Keywords: measures, digests, california, statutes
Number of Pages: 712
Published: 2008-11-14
List price: $33.99
ISBN-10: 0559584423
ISBN-13: 9780559584428
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