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California History. 2020; 97183–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2020.97.1.83
Published: 01 February 2020
... this book. Nicholas s discussion of the Cold War military-industrial complex is relatively brief, considering it as a context for the growth of private venture capital rather than as a de facto venture capitalist itself, drawing chiefly on secondary literature rather than the archival sources he...
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California History. 2020; 97190–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2020.97.1.90
Published: 01 February 2020
... century. The second, Cities of Knowledge: Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley, led directly to The Code. One can see both of those rich research experiences contrib- uting to the material she covers in successfully illustrating how we got to a world eaten by software (2), a quote...
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California History. 2020; 9713–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2020.97.1.3
Published: 01 February 2020
... person among those depicted, for example, is John McLaren, longtime superintendent of Golden Gate Park. Labaudt also designed mosaic murals over the doorways. The stair- case to the second floor features spectacular carvings of real and fanciful undersea life by Michael von Meyer.25 During World War II...
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California History. 2019; 964115–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.4.115
Published: 01 November 2019
...- tion in formidable numbers, first attracted by the shipping-related industries on the wa- terfront. Starting in the 1970s, Cold War conflicts in the Americas such as the military junta-led overthrow of Chile s democratically elected government and the civil wars in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala...
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California History. 2019; 96454–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.4.54
Published: 01 November 2019
... Oklahoma. Several graduates won commissions through New Deal art programs that helped them transition into working artists and provided support during the Great Depression. Then, following World War II, these artists expanded the field of American Indian art by establishing a presence in important museums...
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California History. 2019; 96411–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.4.11
Published: 01 November 2019
... grass ull keep us away! Git a-hold of yer weapons we uns are goin in! Reaching a creek bed, the six horsemen reportedly encountered three thousand Yuki Indians. A war hoop went up from the Missourians [who] just lay over the horse[s ] neck[s] and shot. . . . They just rode them down. . . . It was...
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California History. 2019; 963102–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.3.102
Published: 01 August 2019
... state after World War II seems somewhat overblown, considering the later role of the Cold War in that development (297). Likewise, to argue that World War I laid the groundwork for significant postwar advancements in California s economy masks the much greater influence of the New Deal and World War...
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California History. 2019; 9631 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.3.1
Published: 01 August 2019
... at least the Mexican-American War (1846-1848), history reminds us that the state has benefitted handsomely from its proximity to Mexico and its people, so many of whom have served as the backbone for the California economy. But it also reminds us that the relationship has rarely been reciprocal, that...
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California History. 2019; 96325–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.3.25
Published: 01 August 2019
... World War is over which can change American society substan- tially. It was precisely this mentality that prevented Kerr and his lieutenants from taking measure of the seismic impacts that the civil rights movement was registering on the univer- sity, its students, and, yes, even its athletics...
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California History. 2019; 9632–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.3.2
Published: 01 August 2019
... used to make against equal rights for blacks. 61 AlthoughMills told reporters he was opposed because it would sendmy two small daughters off to war, 62 some felt his motive was to protect his Democratic members from having to take a vote before the election that could alienate either labor or women s...
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California History. 2019; 962113–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.2.113
Published: 01 May 2019
... narrating a social and gendered history of braceros. Flores dives deep into the lives of braceros, telling stories of intra-ethnic romances withMexican American citi- zens, adoption of American Cold War culture, transnational ties, and both contentious and cooperative relationships within Salinas s larger...
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California History. 2019; 962105–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.2.105
Published: 01 May 2019
... completed rail line was still far from reaching the town. Weather showery, he noted. Some snow on the ground, roads terribly muddy. . . . Wet feet for two or three days has given me some cold. After a week s stay at Shake Shanty, the name of the rough cabin in which he lived with fel- low engineers for...
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California History. 2019; 96266–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.2.66
Published: 01 May 2019
... communities was not the only source of worry; British economic penetration in the wake of the Opium Wars (1839 1842 and 1856 1860) and the violence of secret brotherhood societies exacerbated already poor conditions. Siyi men often undertook seasonal migrations in and around the city of Guangzhou, where they...
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California History. 2019; 961152–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.1.152
Published: 01 February 2019
... exigencies of the post Cold War era, specifically the normalization of relations between the United States and Vietnam. Chapter 5 contains numerous fascinating, though disparate and unevenly developed, vignettes about issues ranging from city politics and Medi-Cal fraud to the effect of the U.S. trade...
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California History. 2019; 96129–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2019.96.1.29
Published: 01 February 2019
... citizens who felt that the history of our communities was being lost in the post World War II era, when housing and industry began replacing farms and orchards, estab- lished HAHS in 1956. The society s founders sought documents, photographs, and artifacts to preserve their view of the area s early...
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California History. 2018; 9548–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2018.95.4.8
Published: 01 November 2018
... systematically brutalized. I think all those books are really helpful. 18 WINTER 2018 Felicia Viator: I ve had the most success using primary source texts by women writers, including Louise Clappe s Gold Rush memoir The Shirley Letters, select essays about California s Cold War culture in Joan Didion s Slouching...
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California History. 2018; 95252–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2018.95.2.52
Published: 01 May 2018
... remains of this structure. The site, including the tunnel, is now part of a trout fishing resort, the Horseshoe Bar Preserve, where the constant flow of cold water from high eleva- tions through the artificial tunnel creates a favorable fish habitat.24 WEITCHPEC BRIDGE, HUMBOLDT COUNTY, 1861 The first...
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California History. 2017; 94320–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2017.94.3.20
Published: 01 November 2017
... civilian contractors operate in a state of continual wartime emergency. The book focuses specifically upon Hanford, in Washington state, where the Manhattan Project located plutonium production facilities used until the end of the Cold War. Hanford s closed production system, crucial safety provisions that...
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California History. 2017; 9444–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2017.94.4.4
Published: 01 November 2017
... the plate-slamming, indifferent post-World War II chop suey joints of his day. Kan was rightfully Chinatown's first and inimitable culinary ambassador, through the many ways in which he exalted true Cantonese gastronomy with flair, set the restaurant standard to beat from the 1940s until his death in...
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California History. 2017; 94423–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ch.2017.94.4.23
Published: 01 November 2017
... United States in higher numbers. A small number of Indians came before the Civil War, including Indian laborers who traveled to the British colonies in North America.17 After the war, the largest number of migrants worked on the West Coast. Smaller numbers were scattered in port cities such as New York...