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California and the fictions of capital

by Henderson, George L.

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- California -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- California.,
    • Capitalism and literature -- California.,
    • Capital -- California -- History.,
    • California -- Historical geography.,
    • California -- Economic conditions.,
    • California -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge L. Henderson.
      SeriesPlace, culture, and politics
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS283.C2 H4 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 265 p. :
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3566164M
      ISBN 101592131980
      LC Control Number2002041624
      OCLC/WorldCa51258051

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Between the frequently recounted events of the Gold /5(3). Central to California and the Fictions of Capital is a theory of how the circulation of capital wove itself into agriculture.

The book asks why it mattered to capital that agriculture was based in Nature, and then explores the procedures through which images of Nature became central to capitalism's story of itself.

Book Published New York: Oxford University Press, Language English Variant Title California and the fictions of capital ISBN (acid-free paper) Description xxvii, p.: ill., maps ; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p.

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California & the fictions of capital. [George L Henderson] -- "Between the frequently recounted events of the Gold Rush and the Great Depression stretches a period of California history that is equally crucial but less often acknowledged.

Book Published New York: Oxford University Press, Description xxvii, p.: ill., maps ; 25 cm. Variant title California and the fictions of capital Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Subject headings American literature--California--History and criticism.

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