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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 12–23.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Xerces blue butterfly black-tailed deer Ed Ricketts later immortalized as Doc in Cannery Row by his friend John Steinbeck collected this sea star during an expedition aboard a fishing boat around Baja California in 1940. That journey was chronicled in Steinbeck s The Log from the Sea of Cortez, a...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... an old myth that California s first olive tree was planted by Father Junipero Serra in 1769, the year that the governor of Baja and Alta California, Gaspar de Portola´, led an expedition to San Diego to establish the first of Califor- nia s twenty-one missions. Aside from shade and food, Spanish...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 86–97.
Published: 01 March 2014
... San Diego Baja California The First Administrative Division of Baja and Alta California from Francisco Palo´u, Relacio´n Histo´rica de la Vida y Aposto´licas Tareas del V.P. Fray Jun ´pero Serra, 1787. COURTESY OF THE BANCROFT LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY. michael dear Bajalta...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 36–45.
Published: 01 March 2014
... islands; as a place that early cartographers and explorers believed to literally be an island; and as a place of ecological richness rivaling mythical islands. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 California as an island maps San Francisco Baja California rebecca solnit...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 46–53.
Published: 01 March 2014
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.46. 46 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Diego de Becerra and Fortu´n Xime´nez landed at the south- ern tip of Baja in 1533, they chose to...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Memphis, Detroit, and Los Angeles, as well as his early-career travels touring cross-country, and his later sojourns into Baja California and other parts of Mexico support the argument that jazz music has been influenced by America s . . . values and by dynamic cultural mappings and exchanges76 Wilson...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 1–7.
Published: 01 December 2012
... upwards of a million acres of land in Baja California) and the LAPD, which IMAgE COURTESy OF RUBEN MARTINEZ. arrested him several times, each conviction leading to a longer prison sentence. he died at the federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1924, and his body returned to Mexico City in a...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Tonga, who was now in the yard with his cousin and three nephews, laying brick. I bought Angel s tamales for the bricklayers because the previous day they d requested shrimp burritos from Señor Baja, our local taco place. That s why I love California. While Ofa and his relatives, born in Tonga and...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 62–65.
Published: 01 March 2011
... just that their California is Baja California, not the California north of the line. They change the original refrain California dreamin into a possessive that happens to rhyme with the English lyric: California mía, my California. The California they miss, the illusion they create through their...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 66–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... missionary Father Junípero Serra (1713 84) is famous for his erudition and religious zeal, but we might never have heard of him (or been here to hear) had these qualities not been combined with a keen nose for water. Serra, who spent decades in the arid expanses of Baja California and Querétaro (home to a...