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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 107–109.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... American ice cream parlors and diner-style cuisine have established a foothold across the Pacific, carrying with them tastes and images evocative of a bygone era. Fragments of nostalgia for the California Dream seep to the surface in Bangalore, India, a city filled with echoes of the long vanished past...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 73–78.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Rebecca Robinson The author—a young California writer—reflects on historian Kevin Starr’s multi-volume history of California and the California dream. While the California dream is tarnished and its survival is questioned in the final volume of Starr’s opus, Robinson suggests that the future of the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 14–19.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Koreans have developed their own California dreams, which manifest in the clothes, advertisements, and businesses seen all around Seoul, as well as in the conversations he has with Koreans. Even the establishments in Korea’s forward-looking capital city that preserve the Korean past, such as a 1970s...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Alex Steffen An interview with Alex Steffen, a futurist and native Californian. Steffen, a self-described optimist, is nevertheless deeply worried about the inertia he has found in his home state. The power of the past—which, it turns out, has much to do with the California dream—weighs on the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
...D.J. Waldie The habits of 19th century Californians framed what becoming Californian would mean. Bitterly for Californians today, those habits did not come with a moral compass. The California Dream had been limitless in its promise of health, wealth, and happiness in the sunshine. Today’s...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 46–53.
Published: 01 March 2014
... specific methods applied in this analysis. Across all languages, the frequency of “California” increases steadily until the late 1990s. The article also examine the use of the notable but infrequently used phrase “California dream.” Visualizations of the analyses accompany the article, as well as...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 9–16.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Gerald W. Haslam A handsome blond, Leon Patterson looked like a picture of the California dream; more than a few of us yearned to be him. He was, however, the product of the California reality: poverty, toil, and grit. His family had struggled west from Arkansas searching for opportunities in the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the ever valuable idea of the California Dream, though these counter-narratives often go unpublicized and thus unaddressed. Among the greatest of these, intimately connected to farm labor and chemical farming, is the methamphetamine (meth) epidemic in the Valley. The social and ecological toll of its...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 25–42.
Published: 01 May 2011
... California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2011.1.2.25. I N Q U I R I E S john aubrey douglass Can We Save the College Dream? The death and life of California s public universities From the microchip to biotech, California s...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... University and has published such works as the multivolume series Americans and the California Dream. S U S A N S T R A I G H T is an award-winning novelist and essayist from Riverside, California. Her work has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lannan Prize, and the Kirsch Award for Lifetime Achievement...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... mining 64 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM gold, logging trees, and now growing pot. And so the ques- tion arises: What is California dreaming? Are these pursuits a means to an end? Is gold still and always the dream? Or, is the work itself the dream: the mining, the logging, the grow- ing? Just months ago, the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... experiencesof countless Californians, Kevin Starr has written the most comprehensiveaccount of the place. A native son and fourth-generation San Franciscan, he chronicled the dream while living it. His California Dream series tells the story of the American state s rapid, monstrous growth, along with its...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... what visually individualized it, California, the best of it, is what lives and prospers in a liminal, unnamed space somewhere between dreams, disappointments, and recalibration. 46 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM receding into a fragment of memory. Another wave pushing through, dissolving and flattening...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California 2016 Relief map California Fresno Southern California Earthquakes San Gabriel Valley alex espinoza Through the Heart of California Seeing the other California through a relief map I n 2014, Aljazeera America ran a story titled Fresno Rated Highly Livable forYoung People1 The...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Regents of the University of California 2016 San Francisco California coast 1980s Greenpeace Sutro Tower david l. ulin Elegy California, 1980 A ndrew Molera State Park. I didn t know it was the almost perfect midpoint ofthe California coast when I visited in late May 1980. It was also the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to work in the nail industry and how Americans became accustomed to manicures and pedicures is entwined with the loss of home and landscape. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Vietnam War American military reeducation camps Mekong River refugees boat people...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... writers currently using the English language as both a musical instrument and a political weapon.” © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Hunter S. Thompson Gonzo journalism Hells Angels The Nation Rolling Stone Ramparts San Francisco counterculture Carey McWilliams...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rafael Tiffany; Susan Moffat Water system infrastructure and the monuments that commemorate it in California and Mexico are evidence of similarities in their cultures’ water regimes. Mexico’s Lerma Waterworks site argues the importance of reliable water provision for Mexico City’s modern identity...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Walter Hood; Shannon Jackson From their origins, the University of California, Berkeley and The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) were established in different geographical, cultural, and political contexts. In a course sponsored by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative, artist, designer and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Mike Davis Chronicler of the California dark side and LA’s underbelly, proclaiming a troubling, menacing reality beneath the bright and sunny facade, Mike Davis is one of California’s most significant contemporary writers. His most controversial books led critics to label him anything from a left...