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California: The Great Exception

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 391 Seiten
Carey McWilliams (1905-1980), editor of The Nation from 1955 to 1975, also served as California Commissioner of Immigration and H... Weiterlesen
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Carey McWilliams (1905-1980), editor of The Nation from 1955 to 1975, also served as California Commissioner of Immigration and Housing for four years. He was the author of many books, including Factories in the Field, Ill Fares the Land, Brothers under the Skin, A Mask for Privilege, and Southern California: An Island on the Land. Lewis H. Lapham, a native San Franciscan, is the editor of Harper's Magazine.



Klappentext

"The classic account of the titanic social conflicts that have shaped California as a unique state-nation on the Pacific."--Mike Davis, author of "City of Quartz

"Still the single best analysis of California's distinctive path of economic and social development, by the state's most accurate observer."--Richard Walker, University of California, Berkeley

Zusammenfassung
In 1949, lawyer, historian and journalist Carey McWilliams stepped back to assess the state of California at the end its first 100 years - its history, population, politics, agriculture, and social concerns. This edition of his text includes a new foreword.

Produktinformationen

Titel: California: The Great Exception
Untertitel: The Great Exception
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EAN: 9780520218932
ISBN: 978-0-520-21893-2
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Univ Of California Pr
Genre: Allgemeines & Lexika
Anzahl Seiten: 391
Gewicht: 535g
Größe: H230mm x B155mm x T25mm
Jahr: 1999
Auflage: Revised
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