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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... this idea, extend- ing the reach of imperial San Francisco to the Pacific in a moment when air transportation promised to shrink the oceans and make such a plan possible. The immense sym- bolic power expressed by the China Clipper landing at Trea- sure Island brought these associations into plain view...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
... be based on science. It can t be fantasy. You have to do some hard calculations and say, Would there still be enough land to feed people, and where are you getting your energy from? And how much You know, it s not just science fiction. It s got to be grounded, with real constraints. Boom: OK, so...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 37–45.
Published: 01 December 2014
... was built in 1905. Who lived in our house in the century before us, and who lived on the land before the house was built? Who was displaced when they moved in? If this neighborhood had seen demographic and economic shifts many times before, was the present wave of change just part of a long pattern...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 73–78.
Published: 01 December 2013
... dream may yet be redeemed by pragmatic young Californians under no illusions about its limits. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Kevin Starr California dream California Forward Salinas Agricultural and Land-Based Training Association rebecca robinson Reading Kevin...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Mary Ellen Hannibal This article is about the benefits of fire in the context of traditional land management, the devastating effects a zero-tolerance fire policy has had on ecosystems, and what happens when fire is sensitively returned to the land. Hannibal discusses research into how the cultural...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2014
... abandonment by the early 1800s, less than three centuries after European contact. Ranching began on Santa Cruz Island in the 1830s with a Mexican land grant, and agriculture dominated the island for 150 years. Feral grazing and rooting animals denuded the vegetation, threatening native species and leaving a...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 38–49.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., an idea only emphasized by the pasture and solo horse in the foreground. Adams, as both an artist and conserva- tionist, appealed to aesthetics to emphasize the vulnerability of natural landscapes to unchecked land development. Inadvertently, he provided a picture of the aqueduct that presents what...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 22–33.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the university s land grant mission and with old-school commu- nity development principles? In that spirit, in Restore/Restory, we brought stakeholders together to design and implement a project that would gather a wide range of stories about very different peoples experiences, understandings, and...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., archaeological sites, military training exercises, and other natural and cultural resources and land uses. This paper explores the current debate over renewable energy in the Mojave in the context of the region’s broader environmental history. What do Californians want from the Mojave Desert? We conclude that...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 59–74.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., advised its readers to refrain from spreading unfounded and unau- thorized reports and irresponsible rumors that came from any source except the responsible and trained press32 Unhinged by the San Francisco general strike, vigilantes rampaged up and down the West Coast. In Seattle, Port- land, Oakland...