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Racial fault lines : the historical origins of white supremacy in California

Author: Tomás Almaguer
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Historia
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tomás Almaguer
ISBN: 0520075978 9780520075979 0520089472 9780520089471
OCLC Number: 29359844
Description: xii, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "We desire only a white population in California" : the transformation of Mexican California in historical-sociological perspective --
Racial ambiguities, class realities, and "half civilized" Mexicans in Anglo California: " The true significance of the word 'white'" ; "The ravages of time and the intrusion of modern American civilization" --
White civilization's crusade against the "devils of the forest": "Before the march of civilization he must give way" ; "Unfit and incapable of being associated with whites on any terms of equality" --
Racialized class conflict and Asian immigrants in Anglo California: "They can be hired in masses; they can be managed and controlled like unthinking slaves" ; "In the hands of people whose experience has been only to obey a master rather than think and manage for themselves" --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Racial faultlines
Historical origins of white supremacy in California
White supremacy in California
Responsibility: Tomás Almaguer.
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