One of my favorite things to do is to take a historical topic, and to condense it into a "mini-history" in my own words. Here are a few mini-histories I've written, based mainly on books and documentary films. Click on the title to read it!
A Queer History of the United States
A Brief History of the American West
A History of "A Night in Fullerton"
A History of Discriminatory Ballot Measures in California
A History of Migratory Farm Labor in California
A History of the American Dust Bowl
A Brief History of the Irvine Company
A History of the Citrus Industry in California
A Brief History of Punk in Southern California
A History of Water in Orange County
A History of Citrus Workers in California
Consumer Car Culture in America: a Pictorial History