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The Dream Endures : California Enters the 1940s.

Author: Kevin Starr
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 1997.
Series: Americans and the California Dream.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fifth volume in Starr's classic history of California, The Dream Endures shows how Californians rebounded from the Great Depression to emerge in the 1930s into what is now known as "the good life." Starr illustrates the ways the good life prospered in California--in film, fiction, leisure, and architecture. Starr looks at the newly important places where Californians lived out this sunny lifestyle: areas like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Starr, Kevin.
Dream Endures : California Enters the 1940s.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, ©1997
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Starr
ISBN: 9780199923939 0199923930
OCLC Number: 778339545
Description: 1 online resource (1074 pages).
Contents: Cover; Preface; Contents; I The Search for the Good Life; 1 Good Times on the Coast: Affluence and the Anti-Depression; 2 Arcadian Shores: College Towns and Other Rusticated Enclaves; II Urban and Suburban Perspectives; 3 Unto the Stars Themselves: Astronomy and the Pasadena Perspective; 4 Gibraltar of the Pacific: San Diego Joins the Navy; 5 One Man's Family: Localism and Well-Being in Pre-War San Francisco; 6 Pershing Square: Los Angeles Through the 1930s; Photographs, Section One; III Refractions; 7 An All-Seeing Eye: Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, and the Landscape of California. 8 Angel's Flight: Social Realism Comes to California Art9 Dreaming Through the Disaster: Hollywood Battles the Depression; 10 The Boys and Girls in the Back Room: Minimalism and the California Novel; Photographs, Section Two; IV War and Rumors of War; 11 War and Peace and the Survival of the Species: Californians Contemplate a World on the Verge of Self-Destruction; 12 Ich Bin ein Südkalifornier: Life and Art Among the Emigrés; 13 From Catastrophe to Covenant: Jews and Christians in Exile Together; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Acknowledgments; Index.
Series Title: Americans and the California Dream.
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The fifth volume in Starr's classic history of California, The Dream Endures shows how Californians rebounded from the Great Depression to emerge in the 1930s into what is now known as "the good life." Starr illustrates the ways the good life prospered in California--in film, fiction, leisure, and architecture. Starr looks at the newly important places where Californians lived out this sunny lifestyle: areas like Los Angeles (where Hollywood lived), Palm Springs (where Hollywood vacationed), San Diego (where the Navy went), the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena (where Ei.

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