Christopher Agee - The Streets of San Francisco (Colfax Avenue)
Aug 21 2014 7:00 pm
Christopher Agee, assistant professor in the history department at the University of Colorado Denver, will join us in conversation with Hannah Nordhaus, author of The Beekeeper’s Lament, to present his new book The Streets of San Francisco: Policing and the Creation of a Cosmopolitan Liberal Politics, 1950-1972 ($45.00 University of Chicago Press). “The Streets of San Francisco offers a revealing look at the contradictory policing impulses of urban liberals in the second half of the twentieth-century…With San Francisco as his focus, Agee tells this story in his unique and insightful voice.” —Robert Self, Brown University
Guests are invited to join us for light refreshments following the discussion provided by the C.U. History Department.