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King and the Other AmericaThe Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

King and the Other America: The Poor People's Campaign and the Quest for Economic Equality

Sylvie Laurent

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520288560
eISBN:
9780520963436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288560.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Did the Civil rights movement of the Fifties and Sixties fail to address economic issues and to grasp that class, beyond just race, was the main cleavage and the greater hindrance in American ... More

Color Line and the Assembly LineManaging Race in the Ford Empire

Color Line and the Assembly Line: Managing Race in the Ford Empire

Elizabeth D. Esch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520285378
eISBN:
9780520960886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285378.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between World Wars 1 and 2, the Ford Motor Company globalized its sales and production and, in the process, became an exporter of American race practices and what this transnational study calls ... More

Inland ShiftRace, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California

Juan D. De Lara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520289581
eISBN:
9780520964181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289581.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book uses Southern California to explore a series of questions about the relationship between globalization, race, space, and class. It begins with an analysis of how growing consumer demand, ... More

Soldiering through EmpireRace and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Simeon Man

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520283343
eISBN:
9780520959255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283343.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the decades after World War II, tens of thousands of soldiers and civilian contractors across Asia and the Pacific found work through the U.S. military. Recently liberated from colonial rule, ... More

Strategies of SegregationRace, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

David G. García

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book unearths the ideological and structural architecture of enduring racial inequality within and beyond schools in Oxnard, California. This meticulously researched narrative spanning 1903 to ... More

Coastal SagePeter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore

Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore

Thomas J. Osborne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283084
eISBN:
9780520958913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283084.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

There are moments when we forget how fortunate we are to have the California coast. The state is home to 1,100 miles of uninterrupted coastline defined by long stretches of beach and jagged rocky ... More

Life of PaperLetters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity

Sharon Luk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296237
eISBN:
9780520968820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296237.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the life-worlds sustained through letter correspondence within the evolution of racism and mass incarceration in California history. Across three cases, this investigation uncovers ... More

Big SurThe Making of a Prized California Landscape

Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Shelley Alden Brooks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Big Sur embodies much of what has defined California since the mid-twentieth century. A remote, inaccessible, and undeveloped pastoral landscape until 1937, Big Sur quickly became a cultural symbol ... More

Tide Was Always HighThe Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Tide Was Always High: The Music of Latin America in Los Angeles

Josh Kun (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294394
eISBN:
9780520967533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294394.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1980, the celebrated new wave band Blondie headed to Los Angeles to record a new album and along with it, the cover song “The Tide Is High,” originally written by Jamaican legend John Holt. ... More

Flavors of EmpireFood and the Making of Thai America

Flavors of Empire: Food and the Making of Thai America

Mark Padoongpatt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293731
eISBN:
9780520966925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293731.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Flavors of Empire examines the rise of Thai food and the way it shaped the racial and ethnic contours of Thai American identity and community. Mark Padoongpatt makes use of original archival research ... More

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