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Late Victorian Holocausts: El Nino Famines and the Making of the Third World

Mike Davis - History - 2002 - 470 pages
Examining aseries of El Niño-induced droughts and the famines that they spawnedaround the globe in the last third of the 19th century, Mike Davisdiscloses the intimate, baleful ...
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City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles

Mike Davis - Social Science - 2006 - 441 pages
No metropolis has been more loved or more hated. To its official boosters, “Los Angeles brings it all together.” To detractors, LA is a sunlit mortuary where “you can rot ...
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The Grit Beneath the Glitter: Tales from the Real Las Vegas

Hal Rothman, Mike Davis - History - 2002 - 388 pages
"Rothman and Davis have given us not only the gritty, often ugly reality behind the nation's brightest lights but also the touching human drama that is the essence of our most ...
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Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the US City

Mike Davis - Social Science - 2001 - 202 pages
Winner of the 2001 Carey McWilliams Award Is the capital of Latin America a small island at the mouth of the Hudson River? Will California soon hold the balance of power in ...
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Prisoners of the American Dream: Politics and Economy in the History of the ...

Mike Davis - History - 2000 - 320 pages
Mike Davis's brilliant exegesis attempts to answer the question: Why has the world's most industrially advanced nation never spawned a mass party of the working class?
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Blokhedz Graphic Novel #1

Mark Davis, Mike Davis, Brandon Schultz - Comics & Graphic Novels - 2007 - 112 pages
Seventeen-year-old Blak, an aspiring rapper whose rhymes shape reality, struggles to cope with the violence and temptations of the street, the machinations of underworld boss ...
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Journey's End

Mike Davis - Fiction - 2009 - 160 pages
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No One Is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Justin Akers Chacon, Mike Davis - Political Science - 2006 - 240 pages
No One Is Illegal debunks the leading ideas behind the often-violent right-wing backlash against immigrants.
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