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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
... grew, ricocheted off histories of the Gold Rush, the Central Pacific Railroad, and Pacific-Rim immigration, and rebounded into modern understandings of Buddhism. I situate the saga in a wider history of modern-contemporary representations of and responses to the Buddha. Ultimately, this is not a story...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 64–77.
Published: 01 June 2015
... during the Gold Rush was used to build Sacramento, San Francisco, and the levee system in the Delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. Limestone mined by the Monolith Cement Company in what is now Tehachapi built the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The brutality of the landscapes captured in this photo...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 37–45.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: colonization by the Spanish, the post-Gold Rush Anglo takeover, agriculture giving way to suburban development, the African American migration to Oakland, and contemporary gentrification. The author positions the current wave of gentrification and displacement in his neighborhood and city in the context of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the settlement period—are better witnesses of California’s past. Lynching was common in frontier California, and native trees, mainly oaks and sycamores, were used by vigilance committees for extrajudicial executions. Once the Gold Rush was distant enough for commemoration, hang trees became objects...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California, the essay focuses on the unmistakeable scent of the place and how its reality is transmitted down through time, generation to generation. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Marijuana Gold Rush Yuba California Gold Country back to the land Malakoff Diggins...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
... University of California 2016 Californian Gold Rush environment 19th century Olmsted John Muir Josiah Royce Richard Rodriguez hybridity Photograph by Matt Gush. d.j. waldie What Does It Mean to Become Californian? W hat does it mean to become Californian? It means being witness to anepic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and humanities for learning, for critical thinking, and for engagement with wider societal concerns. Consistent with California s rich literary tradition, Gioia has contributed in many ways, with California Poetry: From the Gold Rush to the Present (Heyday), The Misread City (Red Hen), his essay...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... has been strong and variegated since the nineteenth century. Central Americans, Puerto Ricans, Mexicans, and Latin Americans of other nationalities moved there beginning in the Gold Rush era; the only other city to have such a diverse Latino population so early on was New York City (which claimed more...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... increasingly dom- inated by high-tech corporations whose products have shat- tered the business models for American journalism and publishing. Despite these challenges, San Francisco outlets continue to occupy a distinct niche in today s media ecology. From the Gold Rush on, the city s writers have challenged...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in a state formed from the rush for gold and nurtured by the bright sun, Californians have not always perceived their state as imperiled. In the twentieth century, when California had more moisture, fewer people, and seemingly unlimited moxie, Californians believed they could overpower and subdue the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... with the Gold Rush, its population growing 410 percent between 1850 and 1860 as people from all over the world rushed in. BOOM | W I N T E R 2015 21 The point of this abbreviated history is to note how popu- lations and religions change dramatically in very short win- dows of time. California went from...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 12–21.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Tyler Charley’s Butte Edward Duplex Gold Rush Brother Jonathan Port Saint George Julian, San Diego County. America Newton was a free woman, likely a former slave, who traveled west after the Civil War. She settled in Julian, California, in 1872. Gold had been discovered there by another free...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Photographs by Michael Kolster Carleton Watkins was arguably California s first great artist, but like manyCalifornians, he came to the state as an emigrant looking for work. Born inupstate New York in 1829, Watkins arrived in San Francisco in 1850, just as the Gold Rush was underway and California became a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Golden Gate Pacific world Panama-Pacific International Exposition Gold Rush Spanish-American War Reuben B. Hale Panama-Pacific Historical Congress sea rise Jobs 1st Alliance Pacific Fleet shipping containers global warming...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Photographs by Douglas McCulloh R iver valleys throughout America are known for commerce, as in bargesand industrial traffic on the powerful currents of the Mississippi or Hudson;for wilderness tourism and fishing, as on the winding Snake or rushing Columbia; for cheerful touristic sidewalks hugging tamed...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 107–109.
Published: 01 December 2014
... from the 1980s and 1990s. The menu lists ice cream combinations with names like Earthquake and Gold Rush with the inclusion of flavors such as lychee and mango as a brief concession to the store s actual Indian location. We order Ring-a-Ding a name that evokes San Francisco s cable cars and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... Generations of Califor-nians have been seduced by olive trees and their promise of a liquid bonanza.California is now reported to be in the midst of an olive oil boom or a liquid gold rush but in fact, the state is witnessing its third or fourth effort to establish a viable olive oil industry. The Spanish...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2014
... sure that that rigid struc- ture would have allowed that sort of thing. And this goes back to the Gold Rush days, when California was cut off 6 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM from the East, and it created its own literature. It created its own magazines. There were wonderful magazines back then, and there...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 46–50.
Published: 01 September 2014
... hounded Ishi for different purposes. Understanding why people hunt Ishi tells us much about how Californians envision Indians and their past, present, and future. The hunting of Ishi dates to the mid-nineteenth century. After the California Gold Rush, miners, ranchers, and farmers invaded California and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Royal Presidio of Monterey soon after. As Mexican and European incursions onto the land continued, disruption of Native American culture turned into full-on genocide, and in many places what has been called ecocide as well. The vast transformations wrought on the landscape by the Gold Rush, the...