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From west to east : California and the making of the American mind

Author: Stephen Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Artfully weaving together the strands of California's social, political, and cultural history, Schwartz chronicles the state's turbulent life from the Spanish conquest through the Civil War, the labor movement, the Great Depression, and the birth of modern cultural radicalism in the Beatnik revolution and the Berkeley Free Speech Movement.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwartz, Stephen, 1948-
From west to east.
New York : Free Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)605414783
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Schwartz
ISBN: 0684831341 9780684831343
OCLC Number: 37854413
Description: 566 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: Beginning in Inverness --
pt. I. Borderlands and Other Extremes --
pt. II. Runaway Society --
pt. III. Blood Oranges --
pt. IV. Red Years --
pt. V. Charon's Shore --
pt. VI. In Defense of the Earth --
Epilogue: Thirty Years After.
Responsibility: Stephen Schwartz.

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A history of California from the sixteenth century to the present day which attempts to show that American national culture developed first in the East, and spread Westward across the frontier, in  Read more...

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