Five fires; race, catastrophe, and the shaping of California

Reading: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995. xiv, 288p., illustrations throughout from period photography, first printing, dj.

Fires real (1906) and metaphorical, beginning with the Spanish invasion (and the accidental spread of wild oats), the gold rush, the quake, the post-WWII economic expansion, and the 1965 Watts riot, applying the last-mentioned to Chinese and Japanese California experience.

Cat.No: 52923
ISBN: 0201144794

Price: $15.00