The Los Angeles Plaza: Sacred and Contested Space

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Cover photo credits: (top) photo by Frank Damon; (middle left) courtesy of the Huntington
Library and Art Collection, San Marino; (middle second from left) courtesy of Cruz Moreno;
(middle center) courtesy of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument; (middle second from
right
) courtesy of La Opinión; (middle right) courtesy of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical
Monument; and (bottom) courtesy of the Huntington Library and Art Collection, San Marino.

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Estrada, William D.
The Los Angeles Plaza : sacred and contested space / William David Estrada ; foreword by Devra
Weber. — 1st ed.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-0-292-71754-1 (cloth : alk. paper) — ISBN 978-0-292-71755-8 (pbk. : alk. paper)

1. Los Angeles Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)—History. 2. Public spaces—California—Los Angeles—
History. 3. Sacred space—California—Los Angeles—History. 4. Memory—Social aspects—
California—Los Angeles—History. 5. Community life—California—Los Angeles—History.
6. Human Ecology—California—Los Angeles—History. 7. Los Angeles (Calif.)—History.
8. Los Angeles (Calif.)—Social life and customs. 9. Los Angeles (Calif.)—Ethnic relations.
10. Los Angeles (Calif.)—Buildings, structures, etc. I. Title.

F869.L87L67 2008

979.4’94—dc22

2007036326

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter One - Cultural and Historical Origins 15
  • Chapter Two - The Rise and Decline of the Mexican Plaza 43
  • Chapter Three - From Ciudad to City 81
  • Chapter Four - Homelands Remembered 109
  • Chapter Five - Revolution and Public Space 133
  • Chapter Six - Reforming Culture and Community 169
  • Chapter Seven - Parades, Murals, and Bulldozers 203
  • Chapter Eight - Politics and Preservation 231
  • Chapter Nine - The Persistence of Memory 259
  • Notes 271
  • Bibliography 311
  • Index 329
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