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Boom. 2013; 333–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.3
Published: 01 September 2013
...William Deverell; Tom Sitton This article places the 1974 film Chinatown alongside the historical events that the film portrays. Rather than a simple comparison between fact and fiction, Deverell and Sitton instead explore what we can learn about the people, places, and events in both Chinatown and...
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Boom. 2013; 3272–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.72
Published: 01 July 2013
...Christine Bacareza Balance On October 30, 1975—a historical pivot point between 1930s film noir and 1990s gangsta rap— Bay Area poet Nashira Priester introduced to San Francisco State University’s (SFSU) Poetry Center audience the city’s latest musical outlaws: the West Coast Gangster Choir, a...
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Boom. 2012; 24104–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.4.104
Published: 01 December 2012
.... The Water Wars a popular topic of study in California s history, the Water Wars have inspired many books and the film Chinatown. authors have used the owens valley saga to assess the environmental and economic causes and consequences of water diversion.3 yet in too many of these histories, scholars...