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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 86–97.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Michael Dear Michael Dear examines the history of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, from the first commission formed to map and delineate the physical border to the border fences constructed in recent decades as a response to illegal immigration and fears of terror threats. He considers this place in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., popsicle vendors, and roving minstrels. The beach looked likemany in Southern California, except for one surreal detail: a tall, metal fence the border fence running across the sand, over the tideline, and straight into the plunging surf. Several people gazed through gaps in the fence toward the shim...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and cultural formation. This included a study trip to Tijuana and San Diego where the abstract knowledge of the classroom encountered the reality of the border. The Tijuana experi- ence was encapsulated by an evening visit to Playas de Tijuana, where the border fence extends across a sandy beach and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... their sacred journeys to holy lands within our very borders. Images of gods and saints, raised aloft by devotees, now claim the urban skyline as their most natural and obvious backdrop. Mantras, chants, and songs of praise, in a cacophony of languages, summon the sacred into our public space and into...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... never matured into towns. About five miles past Primm, on the California side of the border, we turn onto a road leading into the faint outline of the Clark Mountains. Our headlights catch a sign: Ivanpah Solar Project. Ivanpah is the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) installation in the world. It...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 100–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... backward and forward; Peter Goin and David Taylor have prowled the border fences; and Jeff Brouws has driven the entire perimeter of Las Vegas, as well as walked the empty lots next to the resorts. These photographers have all been schooled by that dead- pan mastery of the artifactual world developed by...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
...; and people who build shelters every night near the end of my block, erect tents and EZ-ups in the arundo cane and wild grapevines, sitting on overturned orange crates to eat pizza before a campfire. I bicycle all the way up to the border of Colton, where the old Trujillo Adobe still stands, and drive...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., upward-tending accent that has its roots on the other side of the Mexican border. Mexican in Bakersfield, when I was growing up there, was a purely pejorative term, so much so that even today I can hardly bring myself to use this adjective. I still hear it hissed through the teeth of white people...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 98–102.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the University of California 2014 snow globes border fence U.S.-Mexico border art recuerdos ronald rael and virginia san fratello Recuerdos Borderland dreams Since 2000, we have been traveling along the United States Mexico border,collecting memories and stories of the places and people...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
... remain outside of the chain- link fence, while the husband and two of the children turned the soil. As I watched, it looked as if this family was divided by a border fence or something like a prison visitation window. For Green Spaces, the garden was a public space that had to be open to all, even those...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 122–128.
Published: 01 September 2014
... most awe- some nature spectacle LA has to offer. Vaux s swifts are small sickle-shaped birds that spend their days on the wing feeding on insects. Every spring they migrate from south of the Mexican border up the West Coast to their breeding grounds in the Pacific Northwest. In the fall, they stop off...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 17–33.
Published: 01 May 2013
... western portions of Oregon and Washington, and the southern part of Arizona along its border with Mexico. 13 Ng, Japanese American Internment During World War II: a History and Reference Guide. 14 Harold Jacoby, Tule Lake: from Relocation to Segregation (Grass Valley, CA: Comstock Bonanza Press, 1996) and...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2012
... them across the deadly trails. Native American reservations in the borderlands have seen a sharp rise in rates of drug use. Adding surreal irony to the tableau is the 800 miles of new fencing along the border mandated by the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which ran roughshod over dozens of environmental and...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
... pressurized cabin, it can seem like an empty space awaiting some form of beneficial future use. Yet the Mojave is far from vacant. It has a rich natural and cultural landscape, and a complex, contested, and contingent history. The land of lost borders The development of the modern Mojave began after the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 6–12.
Published: 01 June 2012
... they will find someone with a tale to tell. For Borderland, which was shot along the California- Mexico border, they knew their geography but didn t yet have a central subject, so they gave themselves a few days to hang around filming different people until the right ones emerged to tell the story of...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2011
... split the state into two entities I would live in South California, which doesn t even sound right. My own assemblyman, Ken Calvert (born and raised in Corona, worked at his father s restaurant) is focused mostly on immigration, according to the frequent mail- ers I receive about securing the border...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 November 2011
... that bordered on caricature. Never- theless, the sum of his accomplishments marks him as memorable; exactly how he ll be remembered in the long run may depend on which version of his life one cares to believe. b Notes 1 Written in Farewell to Manzanar: An unorthodox view of the World War II...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 66–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... are written all across the physi- cal landscape, from the border fence erected to keep out Mexican workers drawn to the onion fields and date groves to the communal ejido farms south of it that are drying up because of water diversions to San Diego to the maquila- dora factories and the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 6–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
... it, wars are now fought in outer space. A nation under attack is usually attacked inside its national borders. Troops may surge across a border, as they did at the outset of both of the Bush wars on Iraq across their border, not ours but both those were accompanied by the kind of aerial bombardment...