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Fool's paradise : a Carey McWilliams reader

Author: Carey McWilliams; Dean Stewart; Jeannine Gendar
Publisher: Santa Clara : Santa Clara University ; Berkeley : Heyday Books, ©2001.
Series: California legacy book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carey McWilliams; Dean Stewart; Jeannine Gendar
ISBN: 1890771414 9781890771416
OCLC Number: 46937422
Description: xxiv, 263 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Mecca of the Miraculous --
The Growth of a Legend 3 --
Mecca of the Miraculous 17 --
Sister Aimee 31 --
"God Will Slap You Cockeyed" 35 --
The Folklore of Earthquakes 39 --
The Politics of Utopia 43 --
The Politics of Exclusion --
The Lynching of Juanita 79 --
The Long-Suffering Chinese 85 --
The Joads at Home 99 --
Exodus from the West Coast 107 --
Storm Signals 139 --
The Abuse of Power --
Water! Water! Water! 147 --
The Wheatland Riot 165 --
The Pattern of Violence 175 --
Blood on the Pavements 193 --
The Practice of Politics --
Strange Doings in California 209 --
The Education of Evans Carlson 213 --
Mr. Tenney's Horrible Awakening 221 --
Bungling in California 227 --
The Old Fresno Magic 231 --
The Kennedys Take Over 233 --
Has Success Spoiled Dick Nixon? 237 --
The Politics of Personality 243 --
Mr. Nixon and the Press 245 --
How to Succeed with the Backlash 247 --
Paradise Reagan-ed 253 --
Living in Five Worlds 257.
Series Title: California legacy book.
Responsibility: edited by Dean Stewart and Jeannine Gendar ; foreword by Wilson Carey McWilliams ; introduction by Gray Brechin.

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