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Boom. 2016; 6439–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.39
Published: 01 December 2016
... postcards and episodes of TMZ celebrity stalking, they struggled mightily, to the point that some panicked. Resorting to late-night emails, eleventh-hour office visits, they would con- fess they had no ideas. No ideas beyond what they were fed ocean, palm trees, Hollywood, like a prayer or man- tra a safe...
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Boom. 2016; 6312–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.12
Published: 01 September 2016
... experiments are happening in California and focus on Pacific Rim cities matters. When Saul Steinberg created his ironic 1976 map for the cover of The New Yorker entitled View of the World from 9th Avenue its westward gaze portrayed everything between the Hudson River and the Pacific Ocean as a deserted...
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Boom. 2016; 63120–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.120
Published: 01 September 2016
... disappears into the Pacific. Here, shrouded in an eerie ocean fog, we walked along the border, touched it, stuck our hands through the vertical openings, read the messages scrawled on the fence and the pieces of political art, truly feeling the immensity of the division as we peered back across to the United...
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Boom. 2016; 614–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.4
Published: 01 March 2016
...- power sector. A tsunami in the Pacific Ocean in 2011 killed 16,000 people and shut down Japan s seawater-cooled nuclear sector. Deep droughts have been especially dangerous. Brazil s largest city joined America s largest state, and nearly all of Iran and South Africa in contending with serious water...
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Boom. 2016; 61130–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.130
Published: 01 March 2016
... civilization existed seemed not to bother the fair s designers; they would create one. They would transplant and synthe- size elements of the distinct cultures ringing the great ocean and make California the melting pot of the Pacific Shanken attempts to make sense of the Golden Gate International...
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Boom. 2015; 5312–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.12
Published: 01 September 2015
... sea whips the gorgeous sea fans are known as gorgonians because the order they belong to used to be known as Gorgonacea. Today, they are part of the Alcyonacea, composed of nearly 500 different species in the oceans of the world. Photograph by Kathryn Whitney. COURTESY CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF...
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Boom. 2015; 514–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.4
Published: 01 March 2015
... future of California s involvement in the Pacific world seems unclear, the prospects for the Golden State s ocean commerce in 2115 are as fog-shrouded as a San Francisco summer. Whatever lies ahead, we know California s future is deeply tied to the Pacific world beyond our shores. After all, California...
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Boom. 2015; 52100–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.100
Published: 01 June 2015
... culture collided. She lived on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, the terminus of that European-American experiment in colonization labeled Manifest Destiny, which held that nature existed for the purpose of being converted into living space. What she thought she would find was the magnificence of nature as...
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Boom. 2015; 52112–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.112
Published: 01 June 2015
... counties, from San Bernardino County through Riverside County and then Orange County, on its way frommountain headwaters through the wilds of urban San Bernardino and Colton and Riverside, and then channeled through Orange County to the Pacific Ocean, is a serpentine body of water holding pre-Revolutionary...
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Boom. 2015; 5150–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.50
Published: 01 March 2015
... Californians middle-westerners at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, part of an empire stretching from Maine to Manila. San Francisco s political leaders understood early on that a world s fair would give them an BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 5, Number 1, pps 50 61, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153...
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Boom. 2015; 5138–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.38
Published: 01 March 2015
... experiences and cultures of Pacific Islanders are often overlooked, Melesaine says, when Asian Pacific Islanders are lumped together as a group. Coming from so many islands spread across the world s largest ocean, Pacific Islanders are a very diverse lot. Perhaps that is why Melesaine s work so often focuses...
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Boom. 2015; 5162–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.62
Published: 01 March 2015
... across the ocean. Planners and publicists for the 1915 Panama- Pacific International Exposition depicted the fairgrounds as an ideal city, an efficient place where everything hummed smartly along and businessmen could not help but invest in its future. This ideal city would embody the ideals of their...
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Boom. 2015; 5120–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.20
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the Pacific Ocean, east of East Asia. But the phrase also has a defiant local edge. This interpolation of the global and the local is a characteristic of these new cosmopolitans. Guzma´n grew up visiting relatives in South El Monte from his home in Pomona, even further east. He and Fragoza...
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Boom. 2015; 5179–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.79
Published: 01 March 2015
... instance, highlighted the nation s moder- nity and growing political power.2 America s new oceanic colonies Hawaii, the Mariana Islands, and the Philippines were also on display. Strate- gically valuable to the United States both for their own nat- ural resources and as waystations for ships crossing to...
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Boom. 2015; 5188–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.88
Published: 01 March 2015
... reversed the movement of the Pacific Plate, triggering massive earthquakes and damages on the other side of the ocean we share Sanchez-Smith, for his part, was equally magnanimous. This represents the latest ges- ture of friendship between California and China he said in English, Spanish, Mandarin...
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Boom. 2015; 5129–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.29
Published: 01 March 2015
... produces Barbie, has dozens of suppliers in Guangdong, including the city of Shenzhen, which has grown from a small fishing village to a metropolis of ten million. The major players shaping the goods-movement system are the ship owners (who transport the goods across the ocean) and the large end users (who...
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Boom. 2015; 5195–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.95
Published: 01 March 2015
... we simply haven t ever before. Limits are a major pressing concern for the very future of civilization itself, whether we re talking about climate change or species loss or the death of the oceans or soil and water depletion. All of these things are tied together in a way that is now an active...
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Boom. 2014; 44107–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.107
Published: 01 December 2014
... Only four outlets remain in the United States today, one of which is the original Swensen s in San Francisco. During the Great Recession, Swensen s, like so many other Amer- ican brands, looked toward growing markets in the devel- oping world. And as it crossed the ocean, the meaning of Swensen s 1950s...
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Boom. 2014; 444–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.4
Published: 01 December 2014
... California being an island. California is not an island. In California, the storms come in from the Pacific, the salmon come in from the ocean, the whales come down from the Arctic, the geese and the ducks come in from Siberia and Alaska, the people move throughout, the transmission the air pollu- tion comes...
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Boom. 2014; 4395–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.95
Published: 01 September 2014
... with nature so that what car you drive and how you get your water and how you build a house should be transparent acts that are as sacred as hiking to the top of Red Rock Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains and gazing out over the Pacific Ocean . . . 10 Nature is a Haunted House . . . 11 I have an...