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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. 2013; 3134–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.34
Published: 01 May 2013
...Carolyn de la Peña This essay discusses the development of the tomato harvester by Lorenzen and Hanna and its advertising campaign, which turned the machine's frequent breakdowns into a selling point. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 UC Davis agriculture...
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Boom. 2011; 1431–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.31
Published: 01 November 2011
... Studies migration labor agriculture boom | w i n t e r 2 011 31 Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 4, pps 31 44. ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or...
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Boom. 2011; 1480–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.80
Published: 01 November 2011
...Ray Winter Often advertised and imaginatively located as a pastoral paradise, California's Central Valley is in fact an industrialized agricultural juggernaut unmatched in the world. Such an environmentally invasive infrastructure inherently creates social and environmental injustices that refute...
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Boom. 2011; 1372–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.72
Published: 01 August 2011
... , 2010 ). Nahmias Rick . The Migrant Project: Contemporary California Farm Workers . ( Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2008 ). © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011 agriculture labor visual culture photography invisibility 72 BOOMCA L I...