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  • A History of the Class of 1958: School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. Davis, Calif.: University of California, Davis, 2008.
  • Alexander, Jack. The Caterpillar's Roots: 1886 to 1925 (History of the Best and Holt Tractors). [California]: Jack Alexander, c2005.
  • Allen, Arthur. Ripe: the Search for the Perfect Tomato. Berkeley: Counterpoint: Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2010.
  • Allen, Will. The War on Bugs. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Pub., 2008.
  • Atlas, James. Bellow: A Biography. New York: Random House, c2000.
  • Baker, Deborah. A Blue Hand: the Tragicomic, Mind-Altering Odyssey of Allen Ginsberg, a Holy Fool, a Rebel Muse, a Dharma Bum, and his Prickly Bride in India. New York: Penguin Books, 2009.
  • Baker, T. Lindsay. American Windmills: an Album of Historic Photographs. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, c2007.
  • Bartlett, Lee. Gary Snyder: a Bibliography and Critical Checklist 1947-1973. [1974 Dec. 8]
  • Baur, George. The Roads to Petaluma: The Story of Three German Immigrants. Petaluma: Lorna Johnston Print, 2015.
  • Büyükokutan, Barιş. "Toward a Theory of Cultural Appropriation: Buddhism, the Vietnam War, and the Field of U.S. Poetry" American Sociological Review. Vol. 76, No. 4 (August 2011), pp. 620-639.
  • Beasley, David R. McKee Rankin and the Heyday of the American Theater. Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2002.
  • Behnken, Brian D. Fighting Their Own Battles: Mexican Americans, African Americans, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Texas. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
  • Bellow, Saul. Saul Bellow: Letters. Edited by Benjamin Taylor. New York: Viking, 2010.
  • Benemann, William. Male-Male Intimacy in Early America: Beyond Romantic Friendships. New York: Harrington Park Press, c2006.
  • Berry, Wendell and Gary Snyder. Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder. Edited by Chad Wriglesworth. Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2014.
  • Black, Cheryl. The Women of Provincetown, 1915-1922. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, c2002.
  • Bradbury, Charles Kinder. Bradbury Heritage. Wakefield: Charlesworth Press, 2013
  • Brady, Roy. The Brady Book: Selections from Roy Brady's Unpublished Writings on Wine. Edited by Thomas Pinney. Santa Rosa, CA: Nomis Press, c2003.
  • Butko, Brian. Greetings from the Lincoln Highway: America's First Coast-To-Coast Road. Mechanicsburg. PA: Stackpole Books, c2005.
  • Cairns, Kathleen A. Front-page Women Journalists, 1920-1950. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c2003.
  • California's Olive Pioneers: Early Essays on Olives & Olive Oil. Davis, Calif.: Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, UC Davis, c2009.
  • Campbell, Christopher. The Botanist and the Vintner: how Wine was Saved for the World. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2005.
  • Canine, Craig. Dream Reaper: the Story of an Old-Fashioned Inventor in the High-Tech, High-Stakes World of Modern Agriculture. New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, 1995.
  • Casper-Denman, Kristina. California Indian Education Association (CIEA): Working Towards Educational Sovereignty. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, Davis, 2013.
  • Celebrating Research: Rare and Special Collections from the Membership of the Association of Research Libraries. Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries, c2007.
  • Chalmers, Claudine. Grass Valley. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., c2006.
  • Claessen, Ed and Claessen, Sue. Making Tracks: C.L. Best and the Caterpillar Tractor Co. Edina, MN: Beaver's Pond Press, 2011.
  • Clarke, Adele. Disciplining Reproduction: Modernity, American Life Sciences, and "the Problems of Sex." Berkeley: University of California Press, c1998.
  • Clarke, Christopher. The Rucksack Revolution: the Beat Generation's Views of Nature. Thesis (M.A.). Concordia University, 2008.
  • Coleman, Kate. The Secret Wars of Judi Bari: a Car Bomb, the Fight for the Redwoods, and the End of Earth First! San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2005.
  • Corso, Gregory. An Accidental Autobiography: the Selected letters of Gregory Corso. Edited by Bill Morgan. New York: New Directions, 2003.
  • Courthouses of California: An Illustrated History. Edited by Ray McDevitt. San Francisco, Calif.: California Historical Society; Berkeley, Calif.: Heyday Books, c2001.
  • Creighton, Jeff. Combines & Harvesters. Osceola, WI, USA: Motorbook International, 1996.
  • Creighton, Jeff. Ford Tractor Data Book: Fordson to the Hundred Series. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks, 1996.
  • Creighton, Jeff. Logging Trucks, Tractors, and Crawlers. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International Publishers & Wholesalers, 1997.
  • Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 to the present. San Francisco, Calif.: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, c1996.
  • Dacre, Charlotte. Zofloya; or, The Moor: a Romance of the Fifteenth Century. Edited by Adriana Craciun. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, c1997.
  • Dark, Alice Elliott. Think of England: A novel. New York: Simon & Schuster, c2002.
  • Datel, Robin, Dingemans, Dennis, and Krabacher, Thomas. Woodland. Arcadia Publishing, 2011.
  • De Salcedo, Anastacia Marx. Combat-ready Kitchen: how the U.S. Military Shapes the Way You Eat. New York, New York: Current an imprint of Random House LLC, [2015].
  • Dickinson, Torry D. "Reunifying Community and Transforming Our World: Inclusive Community Development Education and the University." Community and the World: Participating in Social Change. Edited by Torry D. Dickinson. New York: Nova Science, 2003.
  • Dilday, Laurence M. Experiment in Collectivity: Revolution and Evolution in the San Francisco Mime Troupe. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, Davis, 2000.
  • Dingemans, Dennis, and Scheuring, Ann Foley. University of California, Davis. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub, 2013.
  • Donnenwirth, Ray. Portola: the First Fifty Years 1909-1959. [California : R. Donnenwirth], 2008.
  • Doyle, Michael William. "Staging the Revolution: Guerrilla Theater as a Countercultural Practice, 1965-68." Imagine Nation: the American Counterculture of the 1960s and '70s. Edited by Peter Braunstein and Michael William Doyle. New York: Routledge, 2002.
  • Drake, Raymond L. & Rhode, Robert T. Classic American Steamrollers: 1871 Through 1935 Photo Archive. Hudson, WI: Iconografix, 2001.
  • Dunning, Lorry. John Deere Tractor Data Book: [Two-cylinder Models through 1960]. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International Publishers, 1996.
  • Dunning, Lorry. Ultimate American Farm Tractor Data Book : Nebraska Test Tractors, 1920-1960. Osceola, WI: MBI Pub., 1999.
  • East, Claudia. Yreka. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., c2007.
  • Falk, Jane E. The Beat Avant-garde, the 1950's, and the Popularizing of Zen Buddhism in the United States. Thesis (Ph. D.) Ohio State University, 2002.
  • Falk, Jane E. "Journal as Genre and Published Text: Beat Avant-Garde Writing Practices." University Of Toronto Quarterly. 73, no. 4 (Fall 2004): 991-1002.
  • Falk, Jane. "Finger Pointing at the Moon: Zen and the Poetry of Philip Whalen." The Emergence of Buddhist American Literature. Edited by John Whalen-Bridge & Gary Storhoff. Albany: SUNY Press, c2009.
  • Fitzgerald, Deborah Kay. Every Farm a Factory: the Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture. New Haven: Yale University Press, c2003.
  • Fitzgerald, Deborah. "Accounting for Change: Farmers and the Modernizing State." The Countryside in the Age of the Modern State: Political Histories of Rural America. Edited by Catherine McNicol Stock and Robert D. Johnston. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, c2001.
  • Flores, Lori. Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016.
  • Gale, George. Dying on the Vine: How Phylloxera Transformed Wine. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2011.
  • Garland, Hamlin. Selected Letters of Hamlin Garland. Edited by Keith Newlin and Joseph B. McCullough. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, c1998.
  • Geraci, Victor W. Salud!: the Rise of Santa Barbara's Wine Industry. Reno: University of Nevada Press, c2004.
  • Geraci, Victor W. Grape Growing to Vintibusiness: a History of the Santa Barbara, California, Regional Wine Industry, 1965-1995. Thesis (Ph. D.)--. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1997.
  • Gilbert-Smith, Alma. Maxfield Parrish: the Masterworks. Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed Press, c1992.
  • Ginsberg, Allen. The Letters of Allen Ginsberg. Edited by Bill Morgan. Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press, c2008.
  • Ginsberg, Allen. The Selected Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder. Edited by Bill Morgan. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, c2009.
  • Grafton, Eileen. Peterson Tractor Company: the First Sixty Years. San Leandro, CA: The Company, c1998.
  • Gray, Timothy. Gary Snyder and the Pacific Rim: Creating Countercultural Community. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, c2006.
  • Gumprecht, Blake. The American College Town. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, c2008.
  • Hageman, Andrew. "'August on Sourdough': An Archival View of Gary Snyder’s Intercultural Poetics." Western American Literature. 50, no. 2 (2015): 135-157.
  • Hannickel, Erica. Empire of Vines: Wine Culture in America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.
  • Harris, Lois V, and Maxfield Parrish. Maxfield Parrish: Painter of Magical Make-Believe. Gretna La.: Pelican Pub. Co, 2011.
  • Hart-Parr: Photo Archive: Photographs from the Higgins Collection, Shields Library, University of California, Davis, and the Floyd County Historical Society. Edited by Peter A. Letourneau. Minneapolis, Minn. : Iconografix, c1993.
  • Harwood, Jonathan. Technology's Dilemma: Agricultural Colleges Between Science and Practice in Germany, 1860-1934. Oxford: P. Lang, 2005.
  • Hindin, Seth Adam. "Art Conservation Between Theory and Practice: The Laboratory for Research in the Fine Arts and Museology at the University of California, Davis, 1960-78," Journal of the American Institute for Conservation. 54.1 (February 2015): 29-44.
  • Hoenig, Justin. The Canned and the Fresh: The Making and Remaking of American Food Culture. Thesis (Ph.D.). Pennsylvania State University, 2014.
  • Holliday, J.S. Rush for Riches: Gold Fever and the Making of California. [Oakland, Calif.]: Oakland Museum of California; Berkeley: University of California Press, c1999.
  • Holt Tractors: Photo Archive: an Album of Steam and Early Gas Tractors: Photographs from the Higgins Collection of the Shields Library, University of California, Davis. Edited by Peter A. Letourneau. Minneapolis, MN: Iconografix, c1993.
  • Hughes, Edan. Artists in California, 1786-1940. San Francisco, CA: Hughes Pub. Co., c1989.
  • Hughes, Jan. The Victorian Kitchen Garden: a Seasonal Companion. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1996.
  • Hunt, Anthony. Genesis, Structure, and Meaning in Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End. Reno: University of Nevada Press, c2004.
  • Jacobson, Yvonne. Passing Farms, Enduring Values: California's Santa Clara Valley. Los Altos, Calif. : W. Kaufmann in cooperation with the California History Center, De Anza College, Cupertino, California, c1984.
  • Jarnot, Lisa. Robert Duncan, the Ambassador from Venus: A Biography. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012.
  • Johnson, Christopher E. "Turn on the Sunshine": A History of the Solar Future. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of Washington; 2015.
  • Kennedy, Jeff. "Experiment on Macdougal Street: The Provincetown Players' 1918-1919 Season." The Eugene O'Neill Review. 32 (2010): 86-123.
  • Kerouac, Jack. Jack Kerouac: Selected Letters, 1940-1956. Edited by Ann Charters. New York: Viking, 1995.
  • Kerouac, Jack. Selected Letters, 1957-1969. Edited by Ann Charters. New York: Viking, 1999.
  • Killion, Tom. Tamalpais Walking: Poetry, History, and Prints. Berkeley, Calif.: Heyday Books, c2009.
  • Kirk, Anthony. Founded by the Bay: the History of the Macaulay Foundry 1896-1996. Berkeley, CA: Macaulay Foundry, c1996.
  • Knapman, David. Conversation Sharp: the Biography of a London Gentleman Richard Sharp (1759-1835) in Letters, Prose and Verse. Dorchester: Dorset Press, 2003.
  • Kolysher, Linda Mitchell. "Rise and the Fall of the Woodland Opera House." Pacific Historian. 24 (1980): 426-442.
  • Lapsley, James T. Bottled poetry: Napa Winemaking from Prohibition to the Modern Era. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, c1996.
  • Larkey, Joann Leach. Yolo County: Land of Changing Patterns. Northridge, Calif.: Windsor Publications, 1987.
  • Leffingwell, Randy. The American Farm Tractor: a History of the Classic Tractor. Osceola, WI, USA: Motorbooks International, 1991.
  • Lekisch, Barbara. Embracing Scenes about Lakes Tahoe & Donner: Painters, Illustrators & Sketch Artists 1855-1915. Lafayette, Calif.: Great West Books, c2003.
  • Letourneau, Peter A. Illustrated Case Tractor Buyer's Guide. Osceola, Wis.: Motorbooks International, 1993.
  • Letourneau, Peter A. John Deere General Purpose Tractors, 1928-1953. Osceola, WI, USA : Motorbooks International, 1993.
  • Lewes, George Henry. The Letters of George Henry Lewes. Edited by William Baker. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria, English Literary Studies, 1995-1999.
  • Lo, Jung-Pang. China As a Sea Power, 1127-1368. Edited by Bruce Elleman. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2012.
  • Lofland, John. Davis, California, 1910s-1940s. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., c2000.
  • Lofland, John. Davis: Radical Changes, Deep Constants. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, c2004.
  • Lofland, John. Davis Transformation. Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., 2016.
  • Lofland, John. Demolishing a Historic Hotel: A Sociology of Preservation Failures in Davis, California. Davis, Calif.: Davis Research, 2003.
  • Lofland, John. Davis Heritage Buildings : How Many to Start With, How Many Left? Historical Booklet Series (Yolo County Historical Society) ; No. 4. Woodland, Calif.: Yolo County Historical Society, 2000.
  • Lofland, John. Demolishing a Historic Hotel: A Sociology of Preservation Failures in Davis, California. Davis, Calif.: Davis Research, 2003.
  • Longhurst, James. Bike Battles: a History of Sharing the American Road. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015.
  • MacAdams, Lewis. Birth of the Cool: Beat, Bebop, and the American Avant-Garde. New York: Free Press, c2001.
  • Mace, O. Henry. 47 Down: the 1922 Argonaut Gold Mine Disaster. Hoboken, N.J.: J. Wiley, c2004.
  • Márquez, Lorena V. Sacramento En El Movimiento: Chicano Politics in the Civil Rights Era. Thesis (Ph.D.). University of California, San Diego, 2010.
  • Marchand, Roland. Creating the Corporate Soul: the Rise of Public Relations and Corporate Imagery in American Big Business. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1998.
  • Martin, Bradford D. The Theater is in the Street: Politics and Public Performance in Sixties America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, c2004.
  • Masatsugu, Michael K. “Beyond This World of Transiency and Impermanence”: Japanese Americans, Dharma Bums, and the Making of American Buddhism during the Early Cold War Years" Pacific Historical Review. Vol. 77, No. 3 (August 2008), pp. 423-451.
  • Masatsugu, Michael Kenji. Reorienting the Pure Land: Japanese Americans, the Beats, and the Making of American Buddhism, 1941-1966 Thesis (Ph. D.). University of California, Irvine, 2004.
  • Mason, Susan Vaneta. "San Francisco Mime Troupe Legacy: Guerrilla Theater." Restaging the Sixties: Radical Theaters and their Legacies. Edited by James M. Harding & Cindy Rosenthal. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c2006.
  • Maxwell-Long, Thomas. Napa County Wineries. Chicago, IL: Arcadia, c2002.
  • McNeil, Katherine. Gary Snyder, a Bibliography. New York City: Phoenix Bookshop, 1983.
  • Melillo, Edward D. Strangers on Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection. New Haven [Connecticut]: Yale University Press, 2015.
  • Meyer, L.E. Double Bit Murder. Enterprise Book Services, 2016.
  • Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo. Vision in Motion: Sehen in Bewegung. Leipzig: Spector Books, 2014.
  • Monroe, Elizabeth. The History and Stories of the Capay Valley: 18 Journals for the Greater Capay Valley Historical Society. Esparto, CA : Greater Capay Valley Historical Society, [2015].
  • Morris, Jane, Frank C. Sharp, and Jan Marsh. The Collected Letters of Jane Morris. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2012.
  • Murphy, Patrick D. A Place for Wayfaring: the Poetry and Prose of Gary Snyder. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2000.
  • Murphy, Patrick D. Understanding Gary Snyder. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1992.
  • Nussman, David G. and Donald A. Woodworth. A Handbook of Cancels on United States Federal Wine Tax Stamps. American Revenue Association, [2011].
  • Ogawa, Joseph M. Diseases of Temperate Zone Tree Fruit and Nut Crops. Oakland, CA: University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, 1991.
  • Okrent, Daniel. Last Call: the Rise and Fall of Prohibition. New York: Scribner, 2010.
  • Oliver Tractors: Photo Archive: Photographs from the Floyd County, Iowa Historical Society, Bakken and Higgins Collections of the Shields Library, University of California, Davis. Edited by Peter A. Letourneau. Minneapolis, Minn., USA: Iconografix, c1993.
  • Olmstead, Alan and Rhode, Paul. "An Overview of California Agricultural Mechanization, 1870-1930." Quantitative Studies in Agrarian History. Edited by Morton Rothstein and Daniel Field. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1993.
  • Olmstead, Alan L. and Rhode, Paul. A Survey of the Development of California Agricultural Machinery, 1860-1960. Davis: Agricultural History Center, University of California, Davis, 1983.
  • Oreskes, Naomi. Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues From Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming. New York: Bloomsbury Press, c2010.
  • Ozieblo, Barbara. Susan Glaspell: a Critical Biography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c2000.
  • Pena, Carolyn Thomas de la. Empty Pleasures: the Story of Artificial Sweeteners from Saccharin to Splenda. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c2010.
  • Penner, James. Pinks, Pansies, and Punks: the Rhetoric of Masculinity in American Literary Culture. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011.
  • Picturing California's Other Landscape: the Great Central Valley. Edited by Heath Schenker. Stockton, Calif.: Haggin Museum ; Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books, c1999.
  • Pinney, Thomas. A History of Wine in America: From Prohibition to the Present. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2005.
  • Pinney, Thomas. The Makers of American Wine: a Record of Two Hundred Years. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2012.
  • Plagens, Peter. Bruce Nauman: The True Artist. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2014.
  • Pripps, Robert N. The Big Book of Caterpillar: the Complete History of Caterpillar Bulldozers and Tractors, Plus Collectibles, Sales Memorabilia, and Brochures. Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2000.
  • Producing the Past: Aspects of Antiquarian Culture and Practice, 1700-1850. Edited by Martin Myrone and Lucy Peltz. Aldershot, England; Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate, c1999.
  • Purcell, Hugh. A Very Private Celebrity: The Nine Lives of John Freeman. New York: Biteback Publishing, 2015.
  • Purdy, Tim I. At a Glance: a Susanville History. Susanville, Calif.: Lahontan Images, c2005.
  • Purdy, Tim I. The Lake Almanor Story. Susanville, Calif.: Lahontan Images, c2007.
  • Purdy, Tim I. Lassen Volcanic. Susanville, Calif.: Lahontan Images, c2009.
  • Quick, Graeme R. and Buchele, Wesley F. The Grain Harvesters. St. Joseph, Mich. : American Society of Agricultural Engineers, c1978.
  • Redman, Beverly Ann. The San Francisco Mime Troupe: Revising Revolution. Thesis (Ph. D.), University of California, Irvine, 2005.
  • Rixford, Emmet H. The Wine Press and the Cellar: a Manual for the Wine-maker and the Cellar-man. Davis, Calif.: Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, UC Davis, c2008.
  • Robin, Ron Theodore. The Barbed-Wire College: Reeducating German POWs in the United States during World War II. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c1995.
  • Rubissow, Okamoto A. and Wong, Kathleen M. Natural History of San Francisco Bay. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011.
  • Russell Graders: Photo Archive: Photographs from the Higgins Collection of the Shields Library, University of California, Davis. Edited by Peter A. Letourneau. Minneapolis: Iconografix, c1993.
  • Ryan, Mark. For the Glory: Two Olympics, Two Wars, Two Heroes. London: JR Books Ltd, 2009.
  • Sackman, Douglas Cazaux. Orange Empire: California and the fruits of Eden. Berkeley: University of California Press, c2005.
  • Saintsbury, George. Notes on a Cellar-Book. Edited by Thomas Pinney. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.
  • Scheuring, Ann Foley. Abundant Harvest: the History of the University of California, Davis. [Davis, Calif.] : UC Davis History Project, c2001.
  • Scheuring, Ann Foley. Tillers: an Oral History of Family Farms in California. New York, N.Y. : Praeger, 1983.
  • Scheuring, Ann Foley. Science & Service: A History of the Land-grant University and Agriculture in California. Oakland, Calif.: ANR Publications, University of California, c1995.
  • Scheuring, Ann Foley. Doctors and Scholars: Celebrating 25 years of Excellence at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine: An Anniversary History. [Davis] : The School, c1996.
  • Schneider, David. Crowded by Beauty: the Life and Zen of Poet Philip Whalen. Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2015.
  • Shevelow, Kathryn. Charlotte: Being a True Account of an Actress's Flamboyant Adventures in Eighteenth-Century London's Wild and Wicked Theatrical World. New York: H. Holt, 2005.
  • Silverman, Victor and Glover, Laurie. California. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2011.
  • Smith, Arthur Lee. The War for the German Mind: Re-educating Hitler's Soldiers. Providence, R.I.: Berghahn Books, 1996.
  • Smith, Jane S. The Garden of Invention: Luther Burbank and the Business of Breeding Plants. New York: Penguin Press, 2009.
  • Smith, Sherry L. Hippies, Indians, and the Fight for Red Power. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • Smith-Howard, Kendra. Pure and Modern Milk: An Environmental History Since 1900. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.
  • Solomon, Rakesh Herald. Albee in Performance. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c2010.
  • Sosnowski, Vivienne. When the Rivers Ran Red: an Amazing Story of Courage and Triumph in America's Wine Country. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
  • Soza War Soldier, Rose. "to take positive and effective action". Rupert Costo and the California based American Indian Historical Society. Thesis (Ph.D.) Arizona State University, 2013.
  • Stahl-Kovell, Daniel. Reimagining Red Power: Native American Community, Activism, and Academics in Postwar America. Thesis (M.A.). California State University, Long Beach, 2014.
  • Statz, Stephanie Fuglaar. California's Fruit Cocktail: Industrial Food Production, the State, and the Environment in Northern California. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Houston, 2012.
  • Statz, Stephanie. "Fruit Cocktail, Rations, and By Products: The University of California, Berkeley and Modern Food." Service as Mandate: How American Land-Grant Universities Shaped The Modern World, 1920-2015. Edited by Alan I. Marcus. Tuscaloosa: University Alabama Press, 2015.
  • Street, Richard Steven. Beasts of the Field: a Narrative History of California Farmworkers, 1769-1913. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2004.
  • Street, Richard Steven. Everyone Had Cameras: Photography and Farmworkers in California, 1850-2000. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, c2008.
  • Street, Richard Steven. Photographing Farmworkers in California. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2004.
  • Suiter, John. Poets on the Peaks: Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen & Jack Kerouac in the North Cascades. Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, c2002.
  • Tarnoff, Ben. The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature. New York, New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.
  • Taylor, Judith M. The Olive in California: History of an Immigrant Tree. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, c2000.
  • Taylor, Judith M. Tangible Memories: Californians and Their Gardens, 1800-1950. [S.l.]: Xlibris Corporation, c2003.
  • Tehama County 1856-2006: 150 Years of Photos and History. Red Bluff, Calif.: Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society, c2007.
  • Thompson, John. The Tule Breakers: the Story of the California Dredge. Stockton, Calif.: Stockton Corral of Westerners, University of the Pacific, c1983.
  • Todd, Kim. Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis. Orlando: Harcourt, c2007.
  • Todd, Susan. MacBird!: a History and Feminist Critique of Barbara Garson's Radical Play. Thesis (Ph. D.), University of Texas, Austin, 2009.
  • UC Davis at 100. Sacramento, Calif.: KVIE, 2009.
  • Vanderhoef, Larry N. Indelibly Davis: a Quarter-century of UC Davis Stories ... and Backstories. Davis, Calif.: The Regents of the University of California, Davis Campus, 2015.
  • Vandermeer, John H. The Ecology of Agroecosystems. Sudbury, Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011.
  • Vaught, David. After the Gold Rush: Tarnished Dreams in the Sacramento Valley. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
  • Vaught, David. Cultivating California: Growers, Specialty Crops, and Labor, 1875-1920. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
  • Vaught, David. “A Tale of Three Land Grants on the Northern California Borderlands." Agricultural History. 78 (Spring 2004): 140-154.
  • Vaught, David. “After the Gold Rush: Replicating the Rural Midwest in the Sacramento Valley." Western Historical Quarterly. 34 (Winter 2003): 447-467.
  • Vaught, David. “Factories in the Field Revisited." Pacific Historical Review. 66 (May 1997): 149–184.
  • Vaught, David. “A Swamplander’s Vengeance: R.S. Carey and the Failure to Reclaim Putah Sink, 1855-1895." Sacramento History Journal. 6 (2006): 161-176.
  • Vaught, David. "The Perils of Agriculture in Sacramento's Untamed Hinterland." River City and Valley Life: An Environmental History of the Sacramento Region. ed. Christopher J. Castaneda and Lee M.A. Simpson. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013.
  • Vaught, David. “State of the Art—Rural History, or Why is there no Rural History of California?" Agricultural History. 74 (Fall 2000): 759–774.
  • Vaught, David. "Putah Creek: Water, Land, Wheat, and Community in the Sacramento Valley in the 1850s." Agricultural History. 76.2 (2002): 326-37.
  • Vileisis, Ann. Discovering the Unknown Landscape: a History of America's Wetlands. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1997.
  • Vileisis, Ann. "Are Tomatoes Natural?" The Illusory Boundary: Environment and Technology in History. Edited by Martin Reuss and Stephen H. Cutcliffe. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, c2010.
  • Whipple, Alison. Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Historical Ecology Investigation: Exploring Pattern and Process. Richmond, Calif: San Francisco Estuary Institute, 2012.
  • Whitfield, John. In the Beat of a Heart: Life, Energy, and the Unity of Nature. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press, 2006.
  • Wickson, Edward J. The California Vegetables in Garden and Field: A Manual of Practice, With and Without Irrigation, for Semitropical Countries. Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, UC Davis, c2012.
  • Wik, Reynold M. Benjamin Holt & Caterpillar: Tracks & Combines. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers, c1984.
  • Wilson, R. Michael. Great Stagecoach Robberies of the Old West. Guilford, Conn.: TwoDot, c2007.
  • Wordsworth, William and Juliet R.V. Barker. Wordsworth: a Life in Letters. London: Penguin, 2003.
  • Wordsworth, William. Letters of William Wordsworth: a New Selection. Edited by Alan G. Hill. Oxford [Oxfordshire]; New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.
  • Wordsworth, William. The Fourteen-Book Prelude. Edited by W.J.B. Owen. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1985.
  • Wydick, Judy James. The Circle: the History of University Farm Circle: Established 1914: A Women's Organization Supportive of the University of California, Davis: Set Against the Development of Davis and the UC Davis Campus. Davis, CA: UFC History Project, c2010.
  • Young, James A. and Budy, Jerry. Endless Tracks in the Woods. Osceola, Wis., USA : Motorbooks International, 1993.
  • Yount, Sylvia. Maxfield Parrish, 1870-1966. New York: Harry N. Abrams: In association with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1999.