Imperial metropolis : Los Angeles, Mexico, and the borderlands ofAmerican empire, 1865-1941 (eBook, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Imperial metropolis : Los Angeles, Mexico, and the borderlands ofAmerican empire, 1865-1941

Author: Jessica M Kim
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Series: David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this ... narrative of capitalist development and revolutionary response, Jessica Kim chronicles the imperial visions of the Los Angeles civic elites who fueled the city's phenomenal growth between the Civil War and World War II. Driven by the belief that an enterprising white-run city deserved to control a nonwhite periphery, wealthy Angelenos invested heavily in Mexican industries such as agriculture,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: e-books
History
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica M Kim
ISBN: 146965136X 9781469651361
OCLC Number: 1239731844
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xiii, 282 pages).
Contents: Pueblo, city, empire --
Organizing capital and controlling race and labor --
Revolution around the corner and across the border --
Like Cuba and the Philippines --
Against capital and foreigners --
Highway for thehemisphere.
Series Title: David J. Weber series in the new borderlands history.
Responsibility: Jessica M. Kim.

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In this compelling narrative of capitalist development and revolutionary response, Jessica Kim reexamines the rise of Los Angeles from a small town to a global city against the backdrop of the  Read more...

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