The Conquest of Bread (Hardcover)

150 Years of Agribusiness in California

By Richard A. Walker

New Press, 9781565848771, 382pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2004

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A sweeping analysis of California's agrarian history from 1850 to the present.

About the Author

Richard A. Walker is professor emeritus and former chair of geography at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of "The Country in the City" and "The Conquest of Bread" (The New Press) and a co-author, with Michael Storper, of "The Capitalist Imperative" and, with Andrew Sayer, of "The New Social Economy." He lives in Berkeley, California.