City of inmates: conquest, rebellion, and the rise of human caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965

"Marshaling more than two centuries of evidence, historian Kelly Lytle Hernández unmasks how histories of native elimination, immigrant exclusion, and black disappearance drove the rise of incarceration in Los Angeles. In this telling, which spans from the Spanish colonial era to the outbreak o...

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Main Author: Hernández, Kelly Lytle
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill; NC The University of North Carolina Press [2017]
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
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Summary:"Marshaling more than two centuries of evidence, historian Kelly Lytle Hernández unmasks how histories of native elimination, immigrant exclusion, and black disappearance drove the rise of incarceration in Los Angeles. In this telling, which spans from the Spanish colonial era to the outbreak of the 1965 Watts Rebellion, Hernández documents the persistent historical bond between the racial fantasies of conquest, namely its settler colonial form, and the eliminatory capacities of incarceration"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-290) and index
Physical Description:301 Seiten Illustrationen 25 cm
ISBN:9781469631189