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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2016
... essay offers a glimpse at the lives, despair and deaths of condemned killers who wait decades for executions that never come. It questions the moral cost of such limbo. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Capital punishment condemned death row death sentence execution...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
... behest of John Entenza, Arts & Architecture s publisher between 1938 and 1962, dreamed up in the magazine s editorial offices when wartime shortages and restrictions relegated capital-A archi- tecture to the drawing board. Those constraints looked like they were going to ease enough that with its June...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... customs lived together peacefully for thousands of years. Indeed, at the time of contact, California was more densely populated than anywhere else in the New World, except for the Aztec capital in what is now Mexico City. Some Franciscan padres wondered if the California Indians, seeming to them so simple...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... a chron- icle, a material memory of familial ties, of punishment, and death, of prayers answered and prayers denied. Mark, who is not Latino, has come from Oregon to honor his parents who have both died this year. He has assembled a collection of humble offerings: some marigolds, a piece of fruit, a...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
... grant to kick off the project, so we got to work. I assumed that the New Deal was centralized in Washington, D.C., so surely I would find the records of its accomplishments neatly filed and accessible at the Library of Congress or the National Archives. A few trips to the nation s capital were...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... from the party nationally always have the ability to make their own politics. If you ve got $100 million to spend on advertisements or the kind of political capital that someone like Condoleeza Rice has, you have the chance to change the party s brand. Otherwise, I don t see Republicans winning any of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... with a few Detroit jazz groups, in an apprenticeship system that moved a musician forward as his abilities developed, Wilson joined the Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra in 1939 at twenty-one years of age.15 Lunceford s band rivaled that of Duke Ellington, and it played every capital city in the United States...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., and dumped in the Sunzha River. Historically, statues of the powerful and prominent, as well as living bodies and corpses, have often ended up in waterways as acts of punishment, purification, iconoclasm, and revolution. None of these incidents or objectives directly motivated O Connor s behavior, I...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 72–79.
Published: 01 August 2011
... and backgrounds in order to secure higher wages, better con- ditions, and greater control over decision-making from the politically powerful owners of land and capital. In the summer of 1934, dockworkers in the San Francisco office of the International Longshoremen s Association called for a...