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WENDY CHENG and LAURA PULIDO read and discuss A PEOPLE'S GUIDE TO LOS ANGELES

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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 Angeles

"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.

Event date: 
Friday, May 11, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
90027 Los Angeles
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$24.95
ISBN: 9780520270817
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Published: University of California Press - April 23rd, 2012