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Can't recommend this book highly enough. Such crucial information for understanding the present and making better choices for tomorrow. Fantastic.Published 4 months ago by Cynthia A. Eagleton
This is a fine book, but "contado" is not a word and it appears in this book dozens of times. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jeffrey W. Baker
Dense and full of facts, a truly enlightening take on the building of San Francisco. It is not a pretty picture: corrupt, selfish, racist with the rich serving the rich at the... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Carole Craig
I would recommend Brechin's book to any one interested in historical or political literacy. Imperial San Francisco is a one of a kind book--in a class by itself.Published on January 2, 2014 by Jim Anthony
As a long time visitor and now resident of San Francisco I loved this book! The story was very interesting about all the "scoundrels" that facilitated and profited from the... Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by Jeanne R. Sainati
Not a comprehensive history of the city, but a very thorough description of the political and economic apparatus behind the region's development from the Gold Rush to the Cold War. Read morePublished on July 13, 2012 by Robert T Baird