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Review: Pasadena Before the Roses: Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern California, 1771–1890 by Yvette J. Saavedra

Review: Pasadena Before the Roses: Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern California, 1771–1890... BOOK REVIEWS 467 Dr. Rub´en G. Mendoza is an archaeologist, writer, photographer, and founding faculty member and Chair of the School of Social, Behavioral, and Global Studies at CSU Monterey Bay. His discovery of the Serra Chapel of 1772 advanced his studies into the life and times of Fray Jun´ıpero Serra (OFM). His nearly 200 published articles, chapters, reviews, and books include Rizzoli’s The California Missions (2018). PASADENA BEFORE THE ROSES: Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern Cali- fornia, 1771–1890. By Yvette J. Saavedra (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018, 280 pp. $45 cloth). Reviewed by Amy Essington. In Pasadena Before the Roses: Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern California, 1771–1890, Yvette Saavedra, an assistant professor at California State University, San Bernardino, examines the history of a Southern California city. By looking at identity and land use between 1771 and 1890, Saavedra deepens the under- standing of Pasadena from an Anglo set- tlement to an area already possessing adiverse history. Many recognize the establishment of Pasadena with the arrival of the Indiana Colony, a group of settlers from Indiana who came to Southern California in 1873. The focus on these Anglo Ameri- cans as the founders of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern California Quarterly University of California Press

Review: Pasadena Before the Roses: Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern California, 1771–1890 by Yvette J. Saavedra

Southern California Quarterly , Volume 101 (4): 3 – Nov 1, 2019

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University of California Press
Copyright
© 2019 by The Historical Society of Southern California
ISSN
0038-3929
eISSN
2162-8637
DOI
10.1525/scq.2019.101.4.467
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BOOK REVIEWS 467 Dr. Rub´en G. Mendoza is an archaeologist, writer, photographer, and founding faculty member and Chair of the School of Social, Behavioral, and Global Studies at CSU Monterey Bay. His discovery of the Serra Chapel of 1772 advanced his studies into the life and times of Fray Jun´ıpero Serra (OFM). His nearly 200 published articles, chapters, reviews, and books include Rizzoli’s The California Missions (2018). PASADENA BEFORE THE ROSES: Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern Cali- fornia, 1771–1890. By Yvette J. Saavedra (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2018, 280 pp. $45 cloth). Reviewed by Amy Essington. In Pasadena Before the Roses: Race, Identity, and Land Use in Southern California, 1771–1890, Yvette Saavedra, an assistant professor at California State University, San Bernardino, examines the history of a Southern California city. By looking at identity and land use between 1771 and 1890, Saavedra deepens the under- standing of Pasadena from an Anglo set- tlement to an area already possessing adiverse history. Many recognize the establishment of Pasadena with the arrival of the Indiana Colony, a group of settlers from Indiana who came to Southern California in 1873. The focus on these Anglo Ameri- cans as the founders of

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Published: Nov 1, 2019

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