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Title Major problems in California history : documents and essays / edited by Sucheng Chan, Spencer C. Olin.
Published Boston : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, c1997.
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 Reserve Desk  F861.5 .M26 1997b    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 496 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Major problems in American history series
Major problems in American history series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The significance of California history -- The first Californians -- The Spanish impact on the Indians, 1769-1821 -- Mexican California : a study in contrasts -- Conflicts over land in a new state, 1850s-1870s -- Disputes over water, 1880s-1910s -- Big business and urban labor, 1860s-1930s -- California progressives : the ambiguities of political and moral reform -- Hollywood and the California dream, 1910s-1930s -- Farmworker struggles in the 1930s -- The impact of World War II on California's economy -- The changing lives of women and minorities, 1940s-1950s -- Politics and protest, 1960s-1970s -- The rise of information capitalism -- The environment and the quality of life since 1960 -- Racial and class tensions, 1960s-1990s.
Subject California -- History.
California -- History -- Sources.
Related Names Chan, Sucheng.
Olin, Spencer C.
ISBN 0669275883
OCLC number 826756788