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Under The Perfect Sun

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Under The Perfect Sun

The San Diego Tourists Never See

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Under The Perfect Sun by Mike Davis
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This text deconstructs the mythology of San Diego, "America's finest city", exposing its true undergirdings of militarism, racism and economic inequality. Mike Davis documents the domineering private interests that have consistently overridden the city's weak government. Jim Miller chronicles the history of protest in San Diego. Kelly Mayhew gives oral-historical portraits of the city's forgotten working people and new immigrants. The book includes 16-page photography sections - one of archival photographs and the other of local photographer Fred Londinier's shots of union activists and the militarization of San Diego. Local architects have provided social-economic maps of the city.
Release date NZ
October 24th, 2003
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
32 b&w photographs
Imprint
The New Press
Pages
304
Dimensions
164x206x33
ISBN-13
9781565848320
Product ID
5771487

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