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Published: 09 September 2011

576 Pages | 30 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199832491

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Golden Dreams

California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963

Kevin Starr

Americans and the California Dream

  • Brings readers a narrative tour de force that combines wide-ranging scholarship with captivating prose
  • Covers the crucial postwar period--1950 to 1963--when the California we know today first burst into prominence
  • Brilliantly illuminates the dominant economic, social, and cultural forces in California in these pivotal years
  • Offers a wealth of insight into the growth of the Sun Belt and the West and dramatic transformation of America in these pivotal years following the Second World War