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The Resource Golden dreams : California in an age of abundance, 1950-1963, Kevin Starr

Golden dreams : California in an age of abundance, 1950-1963, Kevin Starr

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Golden dreams : California in an age of abundance, 1950-1963
Title
Golden dreams
Title remainder
California in an age of abundance, 1950-1963
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Starr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Starr, Kevin
Dewey number
979.4/053
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Americans and the California dream
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • California
  • California
  • California
Label
Golden dreams : California in an age of abundance, 1950-1963, Kevin Starr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [487]-538) and index
Contents
San Fernando: homes and happiness in residential subdivisions -- Designs for the good life : Modernism, Tiki, Ranch -- Urban expectations : San Diego leverages itself into big-city status -- Baghdad by the bay : Herb Caen's San Francisco -- The cardinal, the chief, Walter O'Malley, and Buff Chandler : redefining the City of Angels -- Downsides and dividends : Los Angeles as supercity -- Warren, Nixon, Knight, Knowland : the demise of Republican centrism -- Cold war campus : the University of California and other secret places -- Freeways to the future : an epic of construction on behalf of the automobile -- Mare Nostrum : the state water project -- Provincials, Baghdaders, and beats : literary San Francisco in the 1950s -- Big Sur : the search for alternative value -- Silent generation : coming of age on the coast of dreams -- Brubeck! Jazz goes to college -- Largest state in the nation : a rebellion against growth and the destruction of environment -- People of color : the beginning of the end for Jim Crow California -- Cool, not cool : headlines and transitions
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
564 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195153774
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008050359
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn261177770
  • (OCoLC)261177770
Label
Golden dreams : California in an age of abundance, 1950-1963, Kevin Starr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [487]-538) and index
Contents
San Fernando: homes and happiness in residential subdivisions -- Designs for the good life : Modernism, Tiki, Ranch -- Urban expectations : San Diego leverages itself into big-city status -- Baghdad by the bay : Herb Caen's San Francisco -- The cardinal, the chief, Walter O'Malley, and Buff Chandler : redefining the City of Angels -- Downsides and dividends : Los Angeles as supercity -- Warren, Nixon, Knight, Knowland : the demise of Republican centrism -- Cold war campus : the University of California and other secret places -- Freeways to the future : an epic of construction on behalf of the automobile -- Mare Nostrum : the state water project -- Provincials, Baghdaders, and beats : literary San Francisco in the 1950s -- Big Sur : the search for alternative value -- Silent generation : coming of age on the coast of dreams -- Brubeck! Jazz goes to college -- Largest state in the nation : a rebellion against growth and the destruction of environment -- People of color : the beginning of the end for Jim Crow California -- Cool, not cool : headlines and transitions
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
564 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195153774
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008050359
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn261177770
  • (OCoLC)261177770

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