Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Formatted Contents Note
Urban and suburban politics and the California dream, 1945-1964 Race, urban transformation, and the struggle against segregation, 1954-1966 Black liberation and suburban revolt, 1964-1978.
This volume demonstrates that the history of civil rights and black liberation politics in California did not follow a southern model, but represented a long-term struggle for economic rights that began in World War II and continued through the rise of the Black Panthers in the late 1960s.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -378) and index.
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Print version: Self, Robert O., 1968- American Babylon. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2003