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Title:
Five fires : race, catastrophe, and the shaping of California
Author:
Wyatt, David, 1948-
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Publication Information:
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xiv, 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The wild oat: the Spanish and American conquests -- The Gold Rush: men without women -- Exclusion, the Chinese, and the daughter's arrival -- The San Francisco earthquake and fire: the culture of spectacle -- The politics of water: the shift south -- World War II: Low Angeles and the production of anger -- Relocation, the Japanese and the twice divorced -- From Watts to South Central: internalizing the fire.
Reading Level:
1220 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780201144796
Format :
Book

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