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PLSC 310: California Politics and Local Government Historical Biography: Books

Books from the Cañada College Library

Books from the Peninsula Public Library System

These books are found in the PLS catalog and are not located at Cañada College .

eBooks: Academic Collection (EBSCO)

Pio Pico, 1801-1894, the last Mexican governor of California

Google Book Search

Search Tip:  select "Advanced Book Search," and then "Limited preview and full view" to find books with full text online.

Here are some full-text Google books that have information about a founding California family or person:

Famous American Fortunes and the Men who Have Made Them by Laura Carter Holloway (1885) has a chapter on James Flood starting at page 124..


Google Book Search

Where to find ebooks online for free

Some of the people you are researching for this assignment are pretty obscure and might not have books written about them, but you might be surprised. Find older books online through these digital archives for free.