Racial Fault Lines: The Historical Origins of White Supremacy in California / Edition 2 available in Paperback
This book unravels the ethnic history of California since the late nineteenth-century Anglo-American conquest and the institutionalization of "white supremacy" in the state. Drawing from an array of primary and secondary sources, Tomás Almaguer weaves a detailed, disturbing portrait of ethnic, racial, and class relationships during this tumultuous time. A new preface looks at the invaluable contribution the book has made to our understanding of ethnicity and class in America and of the social construction of "race" in the Far West.
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Edition description:||With a New Preface|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.72(d)|
About the Author
Tomás Almaguer is Professor of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University.