California: the great exception

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Current Books, Inc., 1949 - History - 377 pages
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Journalist/historian Carey McWilliams (1905-1980) surveyed the state of the state in 1949, looking back on one hundred years of California's history to consider the reasons for the growth and productivity and assess social conditions in the most populous and the most socially and geographically diverse state in the U.S.

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McWilliams' analysis of the phenomenon known as California-- an account of its origins, the history of mining, agriculture, and labor in the state, and the challenges it faces with geography, climate ... Read full review

Contents

ON UNDERSTANDING CALIFORNIA
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chapter 1n THE MAGIC EQUATION
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chapter 1v THE MUSTANG COLT
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