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Boom. 2016; 61116–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.116
Published: 01 March 2016
...Noé Montes The Imperial Valley is a vast agricultural area situated at the southeast corner of the state of California, bordering Arizona and Mexico. The culture of the Imperial Valley is informed by its long and troubled history. It is a mix of American Southwest and Mexican cultures. While the...
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Boom. 2016; 646–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.6
Published: 01 December 2016
... cool San Francisco night, fog drifting in from the Bay, and wander in great looping arcs from the Marina through Cow Hollow, across Pacific Heights, the Western Addition, Alamo Square, and Hayes Valley, before angling southwest to the Haight. Some evenings I would take Fill- more the whole way, others...
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Boom. 2016; 6470–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.70
Published: 01 December 2016
... to Sicilian and Mexican immigrant parents in 1950 and raised in the southwest Los Angeles County industrial town of Hawthorne, as a first-generation college student, Gioia earned his BA from Stanford, MA in compar- ative literature from Harvard, and MBA back at Stanford, leading him into the busi...
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Boom. 2016; 631–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.1
Published: 01 September 2016
... at the de Young in San Francisco brings together 175 photographs, films, and ephemera on Lyon s life in the Southwest; abandoned street children in Colombia; the political turmoil in Haiti; the chaos of life Danny Lyon, Occupy Oakland, City Hall, Oakland 2011. Collection of the artist, L139 © Danny...
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Boom. 2016; 6312–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.12
Published: 01 September 2016
... dominant model of the city with a singular commercial-industrial core surrounded by concentric resi- dential rings of decreasing density and increasing socioeco- nomic status. This model was held to be true even though the twentieth century cities of the Southwest bore little resemblance to Chicago or...
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Boom. 2015; 5444–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.44
Published: 01 December 2015
...: those that attract immigrants, such as Pentecostal congregations and Catholic parishes in the Southwest; and megachurches, whose big budgets and robust program- ming have drawn Christians fleeing smaller, dying congre- gations. Studies by Leadership Network, an evangelical research organization...
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Boom. 2015; 5324–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.24
Published: 01 September 2015
... probably a Mexican wolf, a distinct subspecies currently being reintroduced into the wild in the Southwest. The other skull came from Cali- fornia s last recorded wild wolf, an emaciated, maimed crit- ter killed in Lassen County in 1924. It had DNA markers linking it to the large population of gray wolves...
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Boom. 2015; 5212–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.12
Published: 01 June 2015
... Atlantic and Pacific coastlines. Then they journeyed overland, north out of the valley of Mexico, first through Sinaloa, the Gran Chichimeca, Sonora, and Nuevo Mexico, into lands that would eventually be called the American South, the Southwest, Texas, the Great Plains, Western Canada, Alaska, and the...
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Boom. 2015; 52122–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.122
Published: 01 June 2015
... White Mountains, seventy miles southwest of Tuolumne Meadows, as Clark s Nutcrackers fly, across the Owens Valley. Yes, we are told these days about the construction of nature, by which affluent people understand themselves. How indeed? If not in the broad- leafed trees and river paths of parks, then...
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Boom. 2015; 52100–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.100
Published: 01 June 2015
... possible. There is a relationship between the Low Countries of Northern Europe and the low elevation deserts of the Amer- ican West. The Netherlands are a landscape constructed around the control of water, just as is the West, and a linear geometry has been imposed upon both. The American Southwest is a...
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Boom. 2015; 5171–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.71
Published: 01 March 2015
... city. Finally, far from ceding their claims on Pacific empire to San Francisco, San Diego boosters sought to reorient the map. San Diego placed itself at the center of a great empire in the American Southwest, which city leaders asserted, was poised to become the new focusing point of the world s...
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Boom. 2015; 51v–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.v
Published: 01 March 2015
... Pacific world. The concurrent Panama-California Exposition in San Diego was only slightly less ambitious it simply wanted to position Biodiversity #22 by Hiroko Yoshimoto. San Diego as the vanguard of the American inheritance of the Spanish conquest of the Southwest and the Pacific. Under all the happy...
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Published: 01 December 2014
... © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 CON T R I B U T O R S D U G A N A G U I L A R is a Maidu/Northern Paiute/Achomawi photographer based in California. He has been documenting the communities and lives of contemporary Native Americans in the Southwest for many years...
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Boom. 2014; 431–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.1
Published: 01 September 2014
... Novem- ber 30. Read Aridtopia: Essays on Art and Culture from Deserts in the Southwest United States. The title of Tyler Stal- lings s newest book was inspired by Ernest Callenbach s 1975 novel Ecotopia, in which northern California, Washing- ton, and Oregon secede from the United States to form a...
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Boom. 2014; 4170–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.70
Published: 01 March 2014
..., events that show- cased the skills of charros, the horsemen.6 Nueva Espa~na, a colony of Spain, extended well into the present day US Southwest, with ranching reaching Califor- nia by the mid-eighteenth century. As late as the 1860s, the culture of the charros maintained a strong presence through- out...
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Boom. 2013; 3427–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.27
Published: 01 December 2013
... colonization of Cali- fornia. The Green Morning a brief sketch about a Johnny Appleseed figure who successfully converts the arid land- scape of Mars into a lush forest, is easily read as an allusion to the irrigation and conversion to agriculture of the desert Southwest, in particular the orange groves of...
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Boom. 2013; 3435–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.35
Published: 01 December 2013
... today. Contemporary futurist discourse draws great energy from entrepreneurial figures who stand before crowds (at a TED talk or the Aspen Ideas Festival or South-by-Southwest) and offer ideas and products that will, in language that has become both ubiquitous and tiresome, change the world Where...
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Boom. 2013; 3386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.86
Published: 01 September 2013
.... This ratio is dependent on temperature, and when the ratio is taken into account we find that a Southwest city such as Tucson, Mojave Desert and creosote bush on the outskirts of Lancaster, California. PHOTOGRAPH BY GLEN MACDONALD. BOOM | F A L L 20 13 87 with its high temperatures, is classified as...
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Boom. 2013; 3368–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.68
Published: 01 September 2013
... project. Our sympathies are with the people of Imperial Valley he said. Our need is their need, and we have always felt so Finally, he situated the project within the current of time. The dam was not merely for Los Angeles but for the people of the Southwest; and it was not merely for the here and now...
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Boom. 2013; 3338–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.38
Published: 01 September 2013
... the Southwest where civilization cohabits uneasily with aridity. The photographs are often deliberately askew, our sense of time and location anchored by necessity as much with a title as with the geographical features in the image. Owens River Valley at 400 , 1700 hours, Bishop Cali- fornia, June...