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Boom. 2016; 6434–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.34
Published: 01 December 2016
... become increasingly common. Fresno, like its vernacular, like the fertile soil of the Great Basin carved when an ancient ocean plate called the Farallon surrendered to the more aggressive North American Plate as Pangea broke apart during the Jurassic period is constantly chaf- ing against external forces...
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Boom. 2014; 4395–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.95
Published: 01 September 2014
... Hill Suburbia Urban nature Robert Dawson Gerbode Valley San Gabriel River Vernacular Geography d.j. waldie Nature s Haunted House Photographs by Luke Jaffar A View from Bixby Hill. Sometimes I go up on a hill that overlooks theconcrete box of the San Gabriel River where the river flows into...
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Published: 01 September 2014
... change across California. B A R R O N B I X L E R is a photographer whose work explores marginal landscapes and communities, vernacular architecture, and built environments. His recent projects include A New Pastoral: Views of the San Joaquin Valley L.A. Environs and Industrial Materials: Mining...
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Boom. 2013; 3454–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.54
Published: 01 December 2013
...Miriam Greenberg This article analyzes prevalent forms of sustainability discourse in California and around the world: eco-oriented sustainabilities, vernacular sustainabilities, justice-oriented sustainabilities, and market-oriented sustainabilities. It sketches the history of these discourses...
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Boom. 2013; 311–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.1
Published: 01 May 2013
... your hands. Turn your feet into paintbrushes. . . .But the floor is not your only canvas; space exists behind you too. I try to train kids to be artists rather than just dancers. William Wingfield Krump is hybridized Hip Hop dancing that fuses West Afri- can, Latin, b-boy/b-girl and other vernacular...
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Boom. 2012; 211–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.1
Published: 03 March 2012
..., positing incremental reform, usually through reference to vernacular forms (as in the case of Alexan- der). The leading architectural schools of the East Coast, by contrast, embrace design as a revolutionary practice, usually through reference to avant-garde forms (stemming, for instance, from...
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Boom. 2011; 1243–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.2.43
Published: 01 May 2011
... with it, many stuck up for him, as they did when he got into a political row with the powerful local African American city council- man, Mark Ridley-Thomas, over a proposed LA football sta- dium. They didn t just defend Johnson, they defended him in a self-help, nationalist-tinged vernacular.41 Writing...
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Boom. 2011; 1162–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.1.62
Published: 01 March 2011
... galvanizing music in the state has been a key source of migrant articulations of longings and feel- ings for Mexico and for a better, more just life in the US. It is also, as Catherine Ragland and Hermann Herlinghaus have persuasively argued, a key site for shaping everyday vernacular reactions to the...
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Boom. 2011; 1150–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.1.50
Published: 01 March 2011
... Negro Experience in White Amer- ica and the Music That Developed from It (New York: Morrow Quill, 1963), 98. 4 Archie Green, Torching the Fink Books and Other Essays On Vernacular Culture (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001), 16. 5 Bill C. Malone, Country Music, U.S.A. (Austin...