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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jon Christensen Two years ago, Jon Christensen and Stamen Design began to explore social media generated every day in California parks, open spaces and natural areas, from city centers to wilderness areas. So far, they have gathered social media from more than half a million unique users of...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 97–101.
Published: 01 December 2014
... place and invigorates twentieth-century classics such as Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath , Kerouac’s On the Road , and Jack London’s The Iron Heel. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Literary shrines. Jack London State Historic Park The National Steinbeck Center The...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2014
... fire by the Plains Miwok, the article considers the experience of the Martu in Australia, and the attempt to restore the landscape at Quiroste by the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band in Año Nueva State Park. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Fire cultural burn Miwok Don...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
... PTSD in refugee communities, and the author’s identity as both a fifth-generation California and a Hakka—a member of a landless Chinese underclass. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Oakland Cambodian refugees Oak Park exorcism Khmer healers Cambodian Americans...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Peter S. Alagona This essay looks at the history of Santa Cruz Island and preservation and conservation efforts there through the work of the National Park Service, the Nature Conservancy, and the University of California Natural Reserve System. Alagona argues that these efforts are sometimes...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 76–85.
Published: 01 September 2014
... agencies such as the National Park Service in dialogue with diverse communities. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Rue Mapp Outdoor Afro Carolyn Finney diversity National Park Service nature Parks Forward Commission social media engaging diverse communities...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 56–62.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Robert Sommer For thirty years Northern California hosted several informal galleries in which local people constructed unsigned sculpture from flotsam. The work received considerable media publicity. The premier gallery was in Emeryville, but several other locations around the Bay were used, along...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... anthropologists. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 People’s Park Berkeley UC Berkeley activism education civil disobedience homelessness Loni Hancock Dorothy Day Catholic Workers applied anthropology Segment of Berkeley: A People s Bicentennial History of Telegraph...
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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): 4–5.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Boom Staff © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 boom staff Boom List What to do, see, read, and hear this winter in California NewYear.With the new year comes new laws and the ongoing importance ofcitizenship, figuring out new ways to be more engaged, better...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
... public events in Sacramento and Los Angeles with Juan Felipe Herrera and have an invitation out to him for a third event in partnership with State Parks. Boom: Who among our California poets do you believe have had the greatest influence in California? Gioia: California has an extraordinary poetic...
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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 (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California Indians, I learned a potent lesson in California history by visiting Malakoff Diggins, now a state historic park in Nevada City that preserves California s largest hydraulic mining site. The eerie lunar landscape hills blasted bare as skin by massive water hoses between 1853 and 1884 told me of a...
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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): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Berkeley students and Bulb residents to apply techniques of ethnography, contemporary archaeology, oral history, participatory mapping, mobile apps, botany, architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning to the study of the Bulb. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2016
... recent work analyzes connections between city form, physical activity, and public health, and seeks to address environmental justice issues by improving access to urban parks and recreational resources. K A R E N T E I Y A M A S H I T A is professor of literature at University of California, Santa Cruz...
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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...
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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): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jonathan Banfill; Angélica Becerra; Jeannette Mundy What role should California’s public universities play in addressing borders—transnational, as well as those among and within cities? This essay highlights the need to develop tools that will enable alternative way to produce knowledge—one that...
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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...