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The Bad City in the Good War: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, and San Diego

The Bad City in the Good War: San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, and San Diego

by Roger W. Lotchin, Walter Nugent


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253341433
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 02/15/2003
Series: American West in the Twentieth Century Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

Roger W. Lotchin is Professor of History at UNC, Chapel Hill. He writes books and articles on California and western history, American urban history, and the history of the U.S. home front in World War II. He is a jazz buff and an avid traveler, photographer, stonemason, and tennis player.

Table of Contents

1. Limping to Vallejo: The Martial Metropolises at War
2. Dunkirk at the Marina: War and the Renaissance of Urban Community
3. Al Capone and Alcatraz: The Latent Resources of Urban California
4. Tijuana Breakfast: Learning from the Women of Rancho San Rafael and Wake
5. The Universal Double V: War and Ethnocultural Accommodation
6. War and the Sources of Urban Racial and National Diversity
7. Urban Economies in a Statist War
8. Government: Managing the City in a Madcap World
9. Government: Mission Improbable
Appendix: Tables
Selected Bibliography

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