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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 17 related to Radical L.A.: From Coxey's Army to the Watts Riots, 1894-1965.    

Los Angeles Transformed: Fletcher Bowron's Urban Reform Revival, 1938-1953

Tom Sitton - History - 2005 - 256 pages
When Fletcher Bowron (1887-1968) ran for mayor of Los Angeles in 1938, his twelve years as a superior court judge with a reputation for honesty and fairness carried him to ...
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Sunshine Was Never Enough: Los Angeles Workers, 1880–2010

John H. M. Laslett - Business & Economics - 2012 - 442 pages
"John Laslett's Sunshine Was Never Enough is an extraordinary work of historical synthesis and interpretation, which brings to more than a century of labor history in Los ...
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Bread and Hyacinths: The Rise and Fall of Utopian Los Angeles

Lionel Rolfe, Nigey Lennon - History - 2011
This fascinating account of Los Angeles' buried past tells the story of Job Harriman, a former minister turned union organizer and attorney, who in 1911 was narrowly defeated ...
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L.A. City Limits: African American Los Angeles from the Great Depression to ...

Josh Sides - History - 2003 - 288 pages
A lively history of modern black Los Angeles from the Great Depression to the present.
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The American Socialist Movement 1897-1912

Ira Kipnis - History - 2004 - 496 pages
“This is the epic story of the struggle to build a mass socialist movement in ragtime America. Kipnis was a brilliant historian, and this is his enduring gift to activists ...
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The Battle for Los Angeles: Racial Ideology and World War II

Kevin Allen Leonard - History - 2006 - 360 pages
A close look at how World War II changed America's attitudes toward racial identity.
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