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Pacific Eldorado: A History of Greater California

California Historical Society

Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

Pacific Eldorado: A History of Greater California

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 Pacific Eldorado: A History of Greater California

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Please join us for an evening with the author of the first California history text to see the state in relation to its place at the edge of the American continent.

Hear California’s history described in a whole new western light.

“Pacific Eldorado is an innovative and compelling account of California history, and it also offers so much more than a standard textbook.  Thomas Osborne has brilliantly placed California in its ‘greater’ geographic and historical setting—the Pacific Basin—and he has done so in a highly accessible way for students and scholars.  This is a tremendous achievement.”

—David Igler, University of California, Irvine

 Thomas J. Osborne is Emeritus Professor of History at Santa Ana College, where he received the inaugural Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. He earned his Ph.D in history from Claremont Graduate University and is the author and co-author of several scholarly books, articles and reviews, including Paths to the Present: Thoughts on the Contemporary Relevance of America's Past (co-authored with Fred R. Mabbutt) and"Empire Can Wait:" American Opposition to Hawaiian Annexation, 1893-1898.

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California Historical Society
678 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94105

Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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California Historical Society

Our mission is to inspire and empower Californians to make the past a meaningful part of their contemporary lives.

The California Historical Society holds one of the richest collections of primary and secondary materials in the state on the social, cultural, economic, and political development of California.

The Gallery provides public access to the collection through changing exhibitions, Tuesday through Sunday, 11:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The North Baker Research Library provides public access to the collection, Wednesday through Friday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

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Pacific Eldorado: A History of Greater California
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