Cross the bridge in the 21st century.

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Available July 2016.

Bohemian Bridges: California as a Superstructure for Social and Cultural Change

Where is California culture headed in the 21st century? Our latest book, Bohemian Bridges, is a collection of insightful work by some of the best writers in the United States. This volume is about our lives now and in the future. Our three-volume series on the links in California, and throughout the United States, explores how society evolves from the very late 19th century through the 20th century and into 21st century. Top authors, historians, and cultural leaders have contributed chapters to our latest volume, which we are publishing in coordination with the California Preservation Foundation Annual Conference in San Francisco (2016) and Pasadena (2017). 

The authors include Leslie Berlin (Stanford University, The New York TimesBackChannelOxford University Press); Joshua Bloom (American Book Award Winner, UCLA, American Sociological Review, University of California Press, Cornell University Press); Adriana Camarena (Stanford University, n+1 magazine); Leo R. Chavez (Stanford University, University of California Press, Stanford University Press, SAR Press); Wendell Cox (Pepperdine University, Demographia, The Heritage Foundation, The Heartland Institute); Joel Kotkin (Chapman University, The New York TimesThe Daily BeastForbes, Orange County Register, Random House, Penguin Press); Lewis Lapham (Lapham’s QuarterlyHarper’s Weekly, Penguin Books, The New Press); Jonathan Mahler (Northwestern University, The New York Times MagazineNew York magazine, New RepublicSlate); Lisa Margonelli (Yale University, Pacific Standard magazine, The AtlanticThe New York TimesThe Washington PostSan Francisco ChronicleWiredSalon); Ian S. Port (Columbia University, Rolling StoneSF WeeklyThe Village Voice, LA Weekly); James Rojas (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Latino Urban Forum, PLACE IT!); Chris A. Smith (UC Berkeley, SlateThe American ProspectMother JonesSan Francisco magazine); Alex Steffen (Harvard Business ReviewWiredThe GuardianCNN Global); Nick Street (The Wall Street JournalLos Angeles TimesLA WeeklyJewish Journal); and Ted Wells (Society of Architectural Historians–Southern California Chapter, Guardian Stewardship Editions, Arcadia Publishing, The History Press, Chronicle Books).

Learn more about the individuals and groups who are building bridges along various paths on the Pacific Coast and making rich social and cultural changes that will affect how the United States evolves in the 21st century.

You can also buy our first and second volumes of this series today: Bohemian Crossroads, at Amazon, and Bohemian Highways, at Amazon.

Listen to an audio excerpt from Bohemian Crossroads at Spoken Editions.


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