Fool's Paradise : A Carey McWilliams Reader

ISBN-10: 1890771414

ISBN-13: 9781890771416

Edition: 2001

Authors: Dean Stewart

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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Heyday
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 263
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xix
Mecca of the Miraculous
The Growth of a Legendp. 3
Mecca of the Miraculousp. 17
Sister Aimeep. 31
"God Will Slap You Cockeyed"p. 35
The Folklore of Earthquakesp. 39
The Politics of Utopiap. 43
The Politics of Exclusion
The Lynching of Juanitap. 79
The Long-Suffering Chinesep. 85
The Joads at Homep. 99
Exodus from the West Coastp. 107
Storm Signalsp. 139
The Abuse of Power
Water! Water! Water!p. 147
The Wheatland Riotp. 165
The Pattern of Violencep. 175
Blood on the Pavementsp. 193
The Practice of Politics
Strange Doings in Californiap. 209
The Education of Evans Carlsonp. 213
Mr. Tenney's Horrible Awakeningp. 221
Bungling in Californiap. 227
The Old Fresno Magicp. 231
The Kennedys Take Overp. 233
Has Success Spoiled Dick Nixon?p. 237
The Politics of Personalityp. 243
Mr. Nixon and the Pressp. 245
How to Succeed with the Backlashp. 247
Paradise Reagan-edp. 253
Afterword
Living in Five Worldsp. 257
Permissionsp. 263
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