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The Resource California, the great exception, by Carey McWilliams ; foreword by Lewis H. Lapham

California, the great exception, by Carey McWilliams ; foreword by Lewis H. Lapham

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California, the great exception
Title
California, the great exception
Statement of responsibility
by Carey McWilliams ; foreword by Lewis H. Lapham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1949, lawyer, historian, and journalist Carey McWilliams stepped back to assess the state of California at the end of its first one hundred years--its history, population, politics, agriculture, and social concerns. As he examined the reasons for the prodigious growth and productivity that have characterized California since the Gold Rush, he praised the vitality of the new citizens who had come from all over the world to populate the state in a very short time. But he also made clear how brutally the new Californians dealt with "the Indian problem," the water problem, and the need for migrant labor to facilitate California's massive and highly profitable agricultural industry. As we look back now on 150 years of statehood, it is particularly useful to place the events of the past fifty years in the context of McWilliams's assessment in California: The Great Exception. Lewis Lapham has written a new foreword for this edition.--Publisher description
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IDEBK
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1905-1980
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McWilliams, Carey
Dewey number
979.4
Index
index present
LC call number
F861
LC item number
.M25 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • California
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • California
Label
California, the great exception, by Carey McWilliams ; foreword by Lewis H. Lapham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Current Books, 1949
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On understanding California -- California : there she goes! -- The magic equation -- The mustang colt -- Mixed multitudes -- California latifundia -- The mosaic of California's agriculture -- California labor : total engagement -- California's peculiar institution -- Perilous remedies for present evils -- The state that swings and sways -- Industry : the cultural approach -- The fabulous boom -- Ladder to the stars -- The one-legged giant -- The politics of the Colorado -- The Central Valley Project -- O panther of the splendid hide!
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881839627
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306895811
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 6f7968fd-cf17-433a-ada6-07dce674cf7e
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remote
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(OCoLC)881839627
Label
California, the great exception, by Carey McWilliams ; foreword by Lewis H. Lapham
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Current Books, 1949
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On understanding California -- California : there she goes! -- The magic equation -- The mustang colt -- Mixed multitudes -- California latifundia -- The mosaic of California's agriculture -- California labor : total engagement -- California's peculiar institution -- Perilous remedies for present evils -- The state that swings and sways -- Industry : the cultural approach -- The fabulous boom -- Ladder to the stars -- The one-legged giant -- The politics of the Colorado -- The Central Valley Project -- O panther of the splendid hide!
Control code
881839627
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306895811
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt712s8q
  • 6f7968fd-cf17-433a-ada6-07dce674cf7e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881839627

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