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Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915


In the late nineteenth century, California became "the cutting edge of the American dream, " the final frontier both geographically and in the minds of the many men and women who went there to pursue their destinies. In this fascinating volume Keven Starr examines California's formative years to discover the orgins of the California dreams and the social, psychological, and symbolic impact it has had not only on Californians but on the rest of the country.

Americans and the California Dream: 1850-1915 1973, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195016444