By Kelly Lytle Hernández
But City of Inmates can be a chronicle of resilience and uprising, documenting how specific peoples and groups have continuously fought again. They busted out of detention center, pressured superb court docket rulings, complex revolution throughout bars and borders, and, as in the summertime of 1965, set fireplace to the stomach of the town. With those acts those that fought the increase of incarceration in l. a. altered the process historical past within the urban, the borderlands, and past. This booklet recounts how the dynamics of conquest met deep reservoirs of uprising as la grew to become the town of Inmates, the nation's carceral center. it's a tale that's faraway from over.
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City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965 (Justice, Power, and Politics) by Kelly Lytle Hernández