A squatter's republic : land and the politics of monopoly in California and the nation, 1850-1900 / by Tamara Venit Shelton.
Berkeley, California : Published for the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West by University of California Press, 
viii, 277 pages ; 24 cm.
Western histories ; 7.
Formatted Contents Note
Squatters and speculators: the foundations of anti-land monopolism in California The squatter vote: squatters' rights and party politics from California to Kansas "Root the white race in the soil:" Henry George, land monopoly, and Chinese exclusion Labor and the land question: Henry George, Terrence Powderly, and industrial labor Reform Telling stories about squatters: representations of squatters in history and fiction Tramps and millionaires: anti-land monopolism and railroad reform Conclusion: outcasts in heaven itself.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-265) and index.
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