The Immigrants Summary
Howard Fast

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The Immigrants Summary

Fast's concern in this first volume of a five-volume family saga set in California is the development of American industrial capitalism from the turn of the century until the Depression and its effect on those who participate in it.

Always, he explores the interface between the promise of democratic liberalism and the classism, racism, and sexism which blight both personal and public life. Against the background of two world wars, Vietnam, and...

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