Book Excerpts


Hastings College of Law Built on Genocide?

Excerpted with permission from An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 (Yale University Press: New Haven & London 2016)


A Negotiated Landscape


Chinatown Vice

The Golden Dragon Restaurant Massacre

The Six Companies

By Kevin J. Mullen, excerpted with permission from "Chinatown Squad"

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Local Protest, Global Movements

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San Francisco Housing Authority 1937-1965: The Early Decades

Excerpted from More than Shelter: Activism and Community in San Francisco Public Housing by Amy L. Howard. Used by permission of the University of Minnesota Press. © Copyright 2014 by the Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.

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Yankee Women

Excerpted from Roxana's Children: The Biography of a Nineteenth-Century Vermont Family by Lynn A. Bonfield and Mary C. Morrison (Amherst: 1995, University of Massachusetts Press).


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