Tag: History

The Great Thirst

A critical appreciation of Norris Hundley, Jr., by Jon Christensen

Saving a Piece of the Fair

New books on the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, reviewed by Elizabeth Logan.

Port of Call

On becoming China’s entrepôt, by Robert Gottlieb.

The Pacific in California

Objects from a collection, by Suzanne Fischer.

To Show What Will Be By What Has Been

Thinking like an empire, by Phoebe S. K. Young.

Fair Labor

Constructing an idealized Pacific city, by Abigail Markwyn.

The Lotus and the Rose

Californians plant a world in 1915, by Elizabeth Logan.


A Pacific Epic, by Thomas Osborne.

On Becoming a Historic Resident of Oakland

When knowing your history doesn’t help, by Brock Winstead.