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California and the Fictions of Capital

California and the Fictions of Capital( )
Author: Henderson, George L.
Series title:Commonwealth Center Studies in American Culture
ISBN:978-0-19-510890-3
Publication Date:Nov 1998
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $221.77
Book Description:

California and the Fictions of Capital analyses the geographical imagination in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century California. It explores the contradiction inherent in geographic imagination, how it was allied to capitalist development but simultaneously held capitalism's outcomes suspect. It focuses on the pressure to turn nature into money and how the capitalist transformation of California was narrated and represented in novels of theperiod.



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