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Jesse Ronald Halvorsen


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United States History

Graduate Student
MA, University of California - Santa Barbara;
BA, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Office: South Hall 5432A
Fall 2014 Hours: Wednesday 1-3

Advisor: Nelson Lichtenstein

I study broad trends in capitalism in 20th century U.S. history, specifically on how and why the point of production has grown ever more remote from the point of consumption. To better understand these developments, my project focuses on the changes in movement of goods in Southern California from the late 1960s through the late 1980s. (more...)

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