(see also California Politics)
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In the Library: Articles
Critser, Greg. "The political rebellion of Carey McWilliams," UCLA Historical Journal 4 (1983):34-65.
__________. "The making of a cultural rebel: Carey McWilliams, 1924-1930," Pacific Historical Review 55 (1986):226-55.
Didion, Joan. Review of California: The Great Exception, NY Review of Books (10/21/93):85-94.
McWilliams, Carey. "The mystery of Ambrose Bierce," American Mercury (3/31):330-37.
__________. "Mecca of the miraculous," Holiday 2,1 (1947):41-44, 111-13.
__________. "Poverty, pensions & panaceas: California in the 30s," Working Papers for a New Society 2,3 (fall 74):36-44.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Colwell, Ernest; Carey McWilliams & Louis Wirth. Aliens in Our Midst: A Radio Discussion (Chicago: U. Chicago, 1942).
Frazier, E. Franklin; Carey McWilliams & Robert Redfield. Race Tensions: A Radio Discussion (Chicago: U. Chicago, 1943).
Harvard Law School Forum. Can We Afford Academic Freedom? Speakers: Carey McWilliams, Aristide Zoll & McGeorge Bundy (Boston: Beacon, 1952).
Klein, Kerwin Lee. Apocalypse Noir: Carey McWilliams & Posthistorical California (Berkeley: Doe Library, 1997).
McWilliams, Carey. Ambrose Bierce: A Biography (NY: A&C Boni, 1929; reprint Hamden CT: Archon, 1967).
__________. The New Regionalism in American Literature (Seattle: U. Washington, 1930; & Folcroft PA: Folcroft Library, 1971).
__________. The Writers of California (NY, 1930).
__________. It Can Happen Here: Active Anti-Semitism in Los Angeles (LA: American League Against World Fascism & Jewish Anti-Nazi League of Southern California, 1935).__________. Louis Adamic & Shadow-America (LA: Whipple, 1935).
__________. Factories in the Field: The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California (Boston: Little, Brown, 1939; several subsequent editions & Berkeley: U. California, 2000).
__________. The Liberals & the War Crisis (LA: ACLU Southern California, 1940).
__________. Ill Fares the Land: Migrants & Migratory Labor in the US (Boston: Little, Brown, 1942; several subsequent editions).
__________. Japanese Evacuation: Interim Report (NY: Institute of Pacific Relations, 1942).
__________. Brothers Under the Skin (Boston: Little, Brown, 1943; rev. ed. 1964).
__________ et al. Can the Japanese be Assimilated into the American Way of Life? (Columbus OH: American Education, 1944).
__________. What About Our Japanese-Americans? (NY: Public Affairs Committee, 1944).
__________. Prejudice: Japanese-Americans, Symbol of Racial Intolerance (Boston: Little, Brown, 1944; & Hamden CT: Archon, 1971).
__________. Minority Groups in the US (NY: American Jewish Committee, 1944).
__________. Race Discrimination -- and the Law (NY: National Federation for Constitutional Liberties, 1945).
__________. Small Farm & Big Farm (NY: Public Affairs Committee, 1945).
__________. Southern California: An Island on the Land  (Salt Lake City: GM Smith, 1973).
__________. North from Mexico: The Spanish-Speaking People of the US (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1949; several subsequent eds. & rev. ed NY: Greenwood, 1990)
__________. A Mask for Privilege: Anti-Semitism in America (Boston: Little, Brown, 1948; several subsequent editions).
__________. California: The Great Exception (NY: Current, 1949; several subsequent eds. & Berkeley: U. California, 1998).
__________. "Seek Not Loyalty With a Sword" (San Francisco: Joint Action Council for Repeal of the Levering Act, 1950).
__________. Witch Hunt: The Revival of Heresy (Boston: Little, Brown, 1950; & Westport CT: Greenwood, 1975).
__________ (ed.) The California Revolution (NY: Grossman, 1968).
__________. The Mexicans in America: A Student's Guide to Local History (NY: Teachers College, 1968).
__________. The Education of Carey McWilliams (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1979).
Meyer, Lee Ann. Great Exception: Carey McWilliams' Path to Activism (unpub. PhD; U. California/Berkeley, 1996).
Nation Institute. In Memoriam: Carey McWilliams, 1905-1980 (NY, 1980).
Stewart, Dean & Jeannine Gendar. Fool's Paradise: A Carey McWilliams Reader (Santa Clara CA: Santa Clara U, 2001).
In the Library: Poetry