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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Nickolas Mario Perrone This is a review of two books that cover cooperative movements, communalism, and utopia in California. The review serves as a vehicle for observations on how cooperative communal movements have influenced each other and the development of radical reform and revolutionary...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Boom Staff Capsule reviews of five new books dealing with science in—and the science of—California. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 books book reviews Seeing Like a Rover Janet Vertesi The Oyster Wars Summer Brennan The Rise and Fall of Urban Economics...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 82–86.
Published: 01 July 2013
...David Lau This essay is a review of two recent books of criticism: Bill Mohr's account of the Los Angeles poetry scene and Ignacio Lopez-Calvo's account of recent film and fiction set in Latino L.A. The essay argues for a conception of L.A. rooted in understanding the political and economic history...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 72–79.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Michael Ziser This is a review essay covering three recent books related to representations of farm labor in California: Richard Steven Street, Everyone Had Cameras: Photography and Farmworkers in California, 1850–2000 (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008); Jan Goggans, California on...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 76–79.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Michael Ziser Review of Karen Tei Yamashita's book I Hotel . © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011 Karen Tei Yamashita I Hotel 1970s creative nonfiction historical fiction 76 boomca l i f o r n i a . c om Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 4, pps 76 79...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 88–91.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Michael Ziser This is a review essay covering three recent books related to Native Californian agroecological practices: M. Kat Anderson, Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California’s Natural Resources (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005); Ira Jacknis...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... well over-the-top performances. There s Tom Lutz s LA Review of Books, which has taken the West Coast world of the literature review by storm. LARB really is a worldwide publication, and largely a book review site, accompanied by other creative print media and essays, but nobody has the California beat...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the 1950s, McWilliams had produced a stream of first-rate books and articles that established him as California s shrewdest observer. His history of California farm labor, Factories in the Field (1939), impressed Thompson, who was compiling his own photographs for a book project called The...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 4–5.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., this is a book that every Californian will want to read, if only to give you again a sense of Yosemite in all of its vast beauty, before you can go back in once again. Go see LACMA s Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time This collection of 150 paintings, etchings, and watercolors creates a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Frame, trans. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1958), 818. 5 George Ellis and Joe Silk, Defend the Integrity of Physics Nature 516 18.25 (December 2014): 321 322. 6 Ibid., 323. 7 John Gray, The Case for Decency New York Review of Books, 13 July 2006, 20 22. 10 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Urbanism: Locating Globalization (Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2001). 10 R. Madgin, Heritage, Culture, and Conservation: Managing the Urban Renaissance (Saarbrucken: VDM Verlag, 2009). 11 E. Said, Orientalism (New York: Vintage Books, 1979). 12 Robinson, In the Tracks of Comparative Urbanism 709 723. 13 D...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2016
... criminal justice system reform issues, including incarceration alternatives for nonviolent, low-level offenses and gang violence reduction. E V E B A C H R A C H is the managing editor of Boom. She has worked for the Los Angeles Review of Books, Curbed Los Angeles, Oxford University Press, and the British...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Boom Staff Boom’s quarterly guide to new books to read, places to visit, and things to do in California. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Anthony Hernandez Folsom Prison Museum Los Angeles Poverty Department Hadar Aviram...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Quarterly Review 81/1 (2005): 218 27. 2 There s some question about whether Sherley actually wrote the song, which Cash began to doubt after advocating for his release from prison; Sherley later committed suicide, 11 May 1978. See Robert Hilburn, Johnny Cash: The Life (New York: Back Bay Books, 2013), 326...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): iii.
Published: 01 March 2016
... © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 CON T R I B U T O R S E V E B A C H R A C H is managing editor of Boom. She has worked for the Los Angeles Review of Books, Curbed Los Angeles, Oxford University Press, and the British antipoverty organization War on Want. J I M B E...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... they have slowly grown longer and more complicated as regulators sought to address a seemingly endless number of questions and conditions pertaining to building California. Sometimes new code is directly at odds with older code, but the older code stays on the books. We have regulations to encourage...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
... involved with it, around the world. J I M H I N C H is a senior editor at Guideposts magazine and a contributing writer for The Los Angeles Review of Books and other publications. He writes about religion, California, Los Angeles, and the arts. J E N N I F E R S C H E P E R H U G H E S is associate...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Samuel Loncar, The Vibrant Religious Life of Silicon Valley and Why It s Killing the Economy Marginalia: Los Angeles Review of Books, 26 May 2015, httpmarginalia.lareviewof books.org/the-vibrant-religious-life-of-silicon-valley-and-why- its-killing-the-economy-by-samuel-loncar [accessed 15 August 2015...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2015
... © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 CON T R I B U T O R S E V E B A C H R A C H is managing editor of Boom. She has worked for the Los Angeles Review of Books, Curbed Los Angeles, Oxford University Press, and the British antipoverty organization War on Want. B R U C E...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Biennale. Aguilar will be the subject of a retrospective as part of LA/LA in 2017. E V E B A C H R A C H is managing editor of Boom. She has worked for the Los Angeles Review of Books, Curbed Los Angeles, Oxford University Press, and the British antipoverty organization War on Want. B A R R O N B I X L E R...