Fortress California, 1910-1961: From Warfare to Welfare

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Urbanization and wars have been two of the most important continuities in modern history. This book explains how the two became connected by describing the origins and historic development of the military-industrial complex in the California urban heartland. The union between military and metropolis arose during World War I from the needs of the Navy and the ambitions of California's evolving cities. These growing cities demanded stable economies to undergird their quest for urban greatness just at the time that the Navy ...

Fortress California, 1910-1961: From Warfare to Welfare 2002, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252071034

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Fortress California, 1910-1961: From Warfare to Welfare 1992, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195047790

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