Event Title

Shared Spices, Separate Lives: Community Formation in the California Citrus Industry During the Great Depression

Presenter Information

David Shanta

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

College

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Major

Social Sciences

Location

RM 215-218

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Cherstin Lyon

Start Date

2-27-2013 1:40 PM

End Date

2-27-2013 5:20 PM

Abstract

Benedict Anderson’s work Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism is used to examine the community-forming process of citrus growers and workers, in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, leading up to and including the 1930’s. Research was based on oral histories, newspapers, and government documents.

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Feb 27th, 1:40 PM Feb 27th, 5:20 PM

Shared Spices, Separate Lives: Community Formation in the California Citrus Industry During the Great Depression

RM 215-218

Benedict Anderson’s work Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism is used to examine the community-forming process of citrus growers and workers, in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, leading up to and including the 1930’s. Research was based on oral histories, newspapers, and government documents.