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Title The battle for Beverly Hills : a city's independence and the birth of celebrity politics / Nancie Clare.
Author Clare, Nancie, author.
Publication New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # 979.493 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-263) and index.
Contents Rancho Rodeo de las Aguas and the invention of Beverly Hills -- The Beverly Hills Hotel and the birth of its namesake city -- Setting the stage -- A crash course in influence --Veni, vidi, vici --The war against Hollywood and the lasting legacy of bad behavior -- Meanwhile, in Beverly Hills ... -- "California's Floating Kidney Transplanted from the Midwest" -- Dramatis personae -- Playing with fire -- On their own.
Subject Beverly Hills (Calif.) -- History.
Beverly Hills (Calif.) -- Social conditions.
Beverly Hills (Calif.) -- Biography.
Rich people -- California -- Beverly Hills -- History.
Celebrities -- California -- Beverly Hills -- History.
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