My Blue Heaven Life and Politics in the Working-Class Suburbs of Los Angeles, 1920-1965

ISBN-10: 0226583015

ISBN-13: 9780226583013

Edition: 2002

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Description: In the 1920s, thousands of white migrants settled in the Los Angeles suburb of South Gate. This text demonstrates the ethic of self-reliance and homeownership which formed the core of South Gate's identity.

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List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/2/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 430
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Becky M. Nicolaides is a Research Scholar at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women.

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
The Quest for Independence, 1920-1940
Building Independence in Suburbia
Peopling the Suburb
The Texture of Everyday Life
The Politics of Independence
Closing Ranks, 1940-1965
"A Beautiful Place"
The Suburban Good Life Arrives
The Racializing of Local Politics
Acronyms for Collections and Archives
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