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ISBN: 1576874893 / ISBN-13: 9781576874899

Imperial

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For generations of migrant workers Imperial County has held the promise of paradise - and the reality of hell. Sprawling across a stinking artificial ... Show synopsis

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  • Imperial (powerHouse Books) – Hardcover (2009)
    by William T Vollmann (Photographer)

    Imperial

    Hardcover, powerHouse Books
    2009
    English
    223 pages

    ISBN: 1576874893
    ISBN-13: 9781576874899

    The Imperial Valley of southeastern California and the U.S./Mexico border is a place with a heavy history and an uncertain future. It is a land of great progress and crushing failure, home to a past that includes migrant workers, Mexican laborers, struggling farmers, corporate exploitation, pollution, the forgotten paradise of the Salton Sea, and underground tunnels that housed illegal Chinese immigrants, brothels, and gambling dens. Even at the turn of the twentieth century, few settled in the Imperial Valley because of ... Show more

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