Grave Matters: Excavating California's Buried Past
Tony Platt (Author)
October 01, 2011
5.9 X 9.0 X 0.6 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
Tony Platt is the author of more than ten books and 150 essays and articles on race, inequality, and social justice in American history, among them Beyond These Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States, Bloodlines: Recovering Hitler's Nuremberg Laws, From Patton's Trophy to Public Memorial, and The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency. Platt, now a professor emeritus, taught at the University of Chicago, the University of California, Berkeley, and California State University, Sacramento, where he received awards for teaching and scholarship. Platt has written for the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Truthdig, History News Network, Z Magazine, Monthly Review, and the Guardian, and his commentaries have aired on NPR. His publications have been translated into four languages. Platt lives in Berkeley and Big Lagoon, California.