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California's Channel Islands: A History

By: Frederic Caire Chiles (Author)

University of Oklahoma Press

Paperback | Feb 2015 | #220608 | ISBN-13: 9780806146874
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Prehistoric foragers, conquistadors, missionaries, adventurers, hunters, and rugged agriculturalists parade across the histories of these little known islands on the horizon of twenty-first century Southern California. This chain of eight islands is home to a biodiversity unrivaled anywhere on Earth. For visitors and armchair travelers alike, California's Channel Islands weaves the strands of natural history, island ecology, and human endeavor to tell the Channel Islands' full story.


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