Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915 by Kevin Starr

Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915

byKevin Starr

Paperback | July 1, 1989

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Examining California's formative years, this innovative study seeks to discover the origins of the California dream and the social, psychological, and symbolic impact it has had not only on Californians but also on the rest of the country.

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Kevin Starr is at University of San Francisco.
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Title:Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 5.98 × 9.02 × 1.34 inPublished:July 1, 1989Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Written by a native San Franciscan who combines a moving and expressive style with the objective eye of the scholar, Professor Starr's chronicle will appeal to all those who relish American history set forth in vivid detail and enriched with insight.

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"A captivating narrative that documents the importance of myth and imagination in attracting Americans to California before World War I."--R.H. Limbaugh, University of the Pacific