My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

     
Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
 
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Cover Art
E-RESOURCE
Author Self, Robert O., 1968-

Title American Babylon : race and the struggle for postwar Oakland / Robert O. Self.

Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2003.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM INTERNET resource    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 386 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-378) and index.
Contents Urban and suburban politics and the California dream, 1945-1964 -- Race, urban transformation, and the struggle against segregation, 1954-1966 -- Black liberation and suburban revolt, 1964-1978.
Summary This volume demonstrates that the history of civil rights and black liberation politics in California did not follow a southern model, but represented a long-term struggle for economic rights that began in World War II and continued through the rise of the Black Panthers in the late 1960s.
Notes American Political Science Association Ralph J. Bunche Award, 2004.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- California -- Oakland Region -- History -- 20th century.
Black power -- California -- Oakland Region -- History -- 20th century.
Property tax -- Political aspects -- California -- Oakland Region -- History -- 20th century.
Homeowners -- Political activity -- California -- Oakland Region.
Social classes -- California -- Oakland Region -- History -- 20th century.
City and town life -- California -- Oakland Region -- History -- 20th century.
Suburban life -- California -- Oakland Region -- History -- 20th century.
Oakland Region (Calif.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Oakland Region (Calif.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Oakland Region (Calif.) -- Race relations.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
ISBN 9781400844173 (electronic bk.)
1400844177 (electronic bk.)
0691070261
9780691070261
0691124868
9780691124865