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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 106–116.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Annalee Newitz This short essay accompanies a gallery of six representations of possible California futures chosen by Annalee Newitz, editor of Gizmodo . The gallery includes a dystopian hellhole of scarcity and labor exploitation, a sustainable civilization of green urban designs, an Aztec...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and the Aztecs network of waterways evaporated. In both Mexico and California, as in ancient Rome, local resources were considered insufficient to develop cities; water would be acquired externally, stored, distributed, and then flushed away. Mexico s largest water infrastructure project of the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... customs lived together peacefully for thousands of years. Indeed, at the time of contact, California was more densely populated than anywhere else in the New World, except for the Aztec capital in what is now Mexico City. Some Franciscan padres wondered if the California Indians, seeming to them so simple...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 17–21.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Egyptian pharaohs and the Mexican Aztecs . . . the secular fool imagery which developed out of Renaissance Humanism . . . the natural and/or rural divine idiot of Romanticism, such as that represented by Dostoevski s Prince Myshkin in The Idiot and Wordsworth s Idiot Boy ; and the folkloric and oral...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 118–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... beating for all to see. As another witness described the change, it was as if he were just tempting the assassins to make a martyr of him in front of all those folks. According to scholars, Chavez, following in the Aztec and Mayan traditions of human sacrifice, had updated the practice and used, instead...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 62–65.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Los Tigres del Norte performing in 2008 Boom1001REV3.indd 64 1/22/11 2:20 PM BOOM | S P R I NG 2 011 65 the African-American jazz composer Gerald Wilson, who originally wrote it in 1962 as an homage to the Mexican bullfighter José Ramón Tirado.) Frost s original call for Aztec warrior brown pride...