A People's Guide to Los Angeles (University of California Press)
"Forget the stars' map of Hollywood: this is the real trip through an
L.A. history of militant strikers, civil rights activists, and
unforgettable feminists. A tour de force of imagination and memory."
--Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los
"A People's Guide brings the reader to the Los Angeles I know and love. The amazingly diverse, vibrant, gritty LA filled with history and struggle. Finally, here's a guidebook that takes visitors to the places and people that make me proud to call Los Angeles my home." --Madeline Janis, Executive Director, Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE)
Laura Pulido is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. Among her books is Black, Brown, Yellow, and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles (UC Press).
Wendy Cheng is Assistant Professor of Asian Pacific American Studies and Justice & Social Inquiry at Arizona State University.