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The California dream

Howard A. DeWitt

The California dream

by Howard A. DeWitt

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Vividly recreates the history of the Golden State since its earliest days. Topics include: Native American impact upon California, concentrating on Ishi and the role of the Franciscan order in undermining Native American civilization; the early days of American influences on the Gold Rush and how they have shaped the racial and social problems confronting nineteenth century Californians; problems from 1850 to 1900 like early difficulties with statehood, mining and land differences, the rise of the railroad and other big businesses; hostility toward the Chinese; the rising conservatism and Red Scare mentality of the 1930s and 40s; African American, Mexican American, and Filipino contribution; the pressures of immigration, a vacillating economy, and the changing patterns of California settlement.

    Edition Notes

    StatementHoward A. DeWitt
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 387 pages
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26883521M
    ISBN 100787259934
    ISBN 109780787259938

      The California Dream Act allows undocumented and nonresident students (U.S. Citizens and eligible non-citizens) who qualify for a non-resident exemption under Assembly Bill (AB ) to receive certain types of financial aid such as: private scholarships funded .   California could harvest all the cultivated products of New England and Florida at once.” But there was an asterisk against this prospective fecundity: .

    The Dreamt Land shows that California’s water war is a long game in which formidable players have staked their ground and simply wait for the right combination of opportunity and luck to press their advantage.” —Ann Willis, California Water Blog “Arax narrates this tumultuous history skillfully.   Is California dream over? California's obituary has been written before — "California: The Endangered Dream" was the title of a Time magazine cover story. The .

      “Americans and the California Dream, ” was published in , to great acclaim. The literary scholar John Seelye, reviewing it in The New York Times, called it .   California’s forests and lakes treated me well, but it was the coast that spurred on the trip, and when it was time to make my way back down south through the state I knew I needed to revisit it. Criss-crossing the state again and then down through Big Sur once more offered an opposite and equally stunning perspective.


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