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The California dream

Author: Dennis Hale; Jonathan Eisen
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of observations on what makes California and the Californians different from any place or any personalities anywhere. Writers and social commentators, past and present, sound off on the golden state's politics, landscape, lifestyles and people.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hale, Dennis (Dennis B.).
California dream.
New York : Macmillan, [1968]
(OCoLC)601879287
Online version:
Hale, Dennis (Dennis B.).
California dream.
New York : Macmillan, [1968]
(OCoLC)608564256
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Hale; Jonathan Eisen
OCLC Number: 36082
Description: xiv, 367 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: History and antecedents. California: notes of a native son / Wilson Carey McWilliams ; California: it's beginnings / Josiah Royce ; California: Character of the population / Mark Twain ; What the railroads will bring us / Henry George ; Kearneyism in California / James Bryce ; Honest men and grafters / Gertrude Atherton --
Politics on the edge of the world. EPIC, or the politics of use / Luther Whiteman and Samuel L. Lewis ; The C.D.C.: yearning for community / Wilson Carey McWilliams ; Robert Scheer trims his beard / Robert Kuttner ; The economics of extremism / Carey McWilliams ; Another America: the grape strike in America / Edgar Z. Friedenberg ; The organizer's tale / Cesar Chavez ; Reagan, ex-radical / Andrew Kopkind ; Black Friday: a beginning for the student movement / David Horowitz ; The philosophy of Clark Kerr / Bruce Payne, David Walls, and Jerry Berman ; The politics of outrage / Michael Paul Rogin ; Berkeley and the university revolution / Sheldon S. Wolin and John H. Schaar ; The Cold War and the University of California / Mark Shechner --
Southern California Country. A slight case of cultural confusion / Carey McWilliams ; The political culture of southern California / James Q. Wilson ; "A journey through Los Angeles" / Aldous Huxley ; A journey into the mind of Watts / Thomas Pynchon ; The Battle of Sunset Strip / Edgar Z. Friedenberg and Anthony Bernhard --
Life styles. California: Mecca of the miraculous / Carey McWilliams ; The beats / Wilson Carey McWilliams ; Turned-on and super sincere in California / Richard Todd ; The Esalen Foundation: "Joy is the prize" / Leo Litwak ; The nonstudent left / Hunter S. Thompson ; A social history of the Hippies / Warren Hinckle ; The motorcycle gangs / Hunter S. Thompson.
Responsibility: edited by Dennis Hale and Jonathan Eisen.

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A collection of observations on what makes California and the Californians different from any place or any personalities anywhere. Writers and social commentators, past and present, sound off on the golden state's politics, landscape, lifestyles and people.

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