City of inmates : conquest, rebellion, and the rise of human caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965 (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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City of inmates : conquest, rebellion, and the rise of human caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

Author: Kelly Lytle Hernandez
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Justice, power, and politics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Marshaling more than two centuries of evidence, historian Kelly Lytle Hernández unmasks how histories of native elimination, immigrant exclusion, and black disappearance drove the rise of incarceration in Los Angeles. In this telling, which spans from the Spanish colonial era to the outbreak of the 1965 Watts Rebellion, Hernández documents the persistent historical bond between the racial fantasies of conquest,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hernandez, Kelly Lytle.
City of inmates.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016039788
(OCoLC)958962889
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Lytle Hernandez
ISBN: 9781469631196 1469631199 9781469631202 1469631202
OCLC Number: 974947592
Description: 1 online resource (301 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : conquest and incarceration --
An eliminatory option --
Hobos in heaven --
Not imprisonment in a legal sense --
Scorpion's tale --
Caged birds --
Justice for Samuel Faulkner --
Conclusion : upriver in the age of mass incarceration --
The Rebel Archive.
Series Title: Justice, power, and politics.
Responsibility: by Kelly Lytle Hernández.

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Los Angeles incarcerates more people than any other city in the US, which imprisons more people than any other nation on Earth. This book explains how the City of Angels became the capital city of  Read more...

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