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Endangered Dreams

The Great Depression in California (Americans and the California Dream)

by Kevin Starr

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7387760M
ISBN 100195100808
ISBN 109780195100808

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The New York Times Book Review "A vibrant, engrossing chronicle."--Publishers Weekly "Endangered Dreams' legacy is to awaken in us an awareness of the terrible battles fought in places we might now live in or drive through, and to make us realize that even today the passions nourished by the Depression sleep uneasily in our unstable state."--LA WeeklyCited by:   In Endangered Dreams, Starr paints a portrait that is both detailed and panoramic, offering a vivid look at the personalities and events that shaped a decade of explosive tension.

He begins with the rise of radicalism on the Pacific Coast, which erupted when the Great Depression swept over California in the s.4/5. ENDANGERED DREAMS: The Great Depression in California User Review - Kirkus. A first-rate, vivid, verbal diorama of the varied events that formed and reformed California during the convulsive decade.

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Endangered Dreams is the fourth book in a series by Kevin Starr on Californian life and culture under the general title Americans and the California Dream. This book focuses on California during the Great Depression of the s, specifically on its politics, labour disputes, and major building projects.

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