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Pacific Historical Review. 2016; 853408–442 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2016.85.3.408
Published: 01 August 2016
... capitalism and consumer acquisitiveness, they built new enterprises, new institutions, new organizational forms, and new practices that gave proof of the possibility of creating economically sustainable, alternative lives. Do-it-yourself practices, especially building one’s own home or repairing one’s own...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 884590–618 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.4.590
Published: 01 November 2019
... into sharp relief. And in doing so, it exposes the risks of binding the image of science and the state closely together.15 THE IMAGE OF U.S . SC IENCE IN POSTWAR JAPAN In early August 1945 , the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, precipitating the end of World War II, and signaling the...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2019; 882262–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2019.88.2.262
Published: 01 May 2019
... communities. As the historian Robin Kelley notes, it need not be this way: People can and do cross the boundaries historians and scholars impose on them. 13 Likewise, the historian Sonia Lee urges greater attention to instances of boundary crossing, and the construction of multiracial and multiethnic...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2017; 864632–660 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2017.86.4.632
Published: 01 November 2017
... pleasure-seeking above productivity. At a deeper level, this line of thinking suggests that modernization should not be conflated with the relentless acceleration of daily life; it thus complicates the ingrained assumption that speed and modernity go hand-in-hand. © 2017 by the Pacific Coast Branch...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2017; 862322–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2017.86.2.322
Published: 01 May 2017
... international recognition. In an illuminating epilogue, Bussel uses the union as a case study to offer valuable insights into what the labor movement might do today to reclaim its past power. KEONA ERVINUniversity of Missouri Baseball s Power Shift: How the Players Union, the Fans, and the Media Changed...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2016; 852289–291 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2016.85.2.289
Published: 01 May 2016
... interested in the American West, you know a thing or two about it, Reviews of Books 289 and you ve done some traveling maybe a lot of traveling through the West. With broad knowledge, lifelong familiarity, personal expe- rience, and emotionally charged affection intact, prepare yourself for a high-octane...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2014; 833378–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2014.83.3.378
Published: 01 August 2014
... American domestic practices, it becomes clear that, within this space, both sets of women racially censured indigenous workers, feminized male employees, and subor- dinated Anglo servants. In so doing, they constructed a female iden- tity that delineated and imposed imperial authority at the most...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2014; 832189–203 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2014.83.2.189
Published: 01 May 2014
... in armies or gangs; being encouraged to reason for yourself and publish your ideas as well as listen to the priests; and being able to aspire to improve your standing in society and share in its governing by dem- onstrating your talents. By these standards, a resident of a small town Asia and Its...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2013; 823362–395 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2013.82.3.362
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jamie Bronstein In 1921 New Mexicans approved a constitutional amendment that prohibited “aliens ineligible for citizenship” from owning land in the state. Reflecting the post-World War I nationalistic fervor and its racialization of “Americanism,” the amendment targeted the state’s tiny Japanese...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2013; 82133–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2013.82.1.33
Published: 01 February 2013
...Laura Renata Martin This article considers the unemployed cooperative movement in Depression-era Los Angeles, an understudied component of unemployed organizing in the 1930s. Cooperativism allowed unemployed people to avoid material deprivation and build political power, but it also became a site...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2011; 804597–627 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2011.80.4.597
Published: 01 November 2011
... he remained in no hurry to pursue a career. As he stated: [I] wanted to celebrate . . . and then I started school and finally got down to business. It took me a couple of years to do that. 34 29. Rolando Hinojosa-Smith interview, by Steven Rosales, March 26, 2005, Aus- tin, Tex., audio tape (in...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2010; 792167–201 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2010.79.2.167
Published: 01 May 2010
.... PHR7902_01.indd 179 4/6/10 3:17:57 PM Pacific Historical Review180 citizenship. If Native Americans could gain citizenship through an act of politics, why could Mexicans not do the same through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo? The fact that the junior examiner s memo was widely circulated and made its way...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2009; 783447–448 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2009.78.3.447
Published: 01 August 2009
... Earth Catalog (WEC) and its iconoclastic publisher, Stuart Brand. First published in 1969, the WEC became the guidebook for a decentralized move- ment of do-it-yourselfers. While mainstream environmentalists sought to expand the guardian model of government regulation and wilderness preservation...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2009; 784578–607 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2009.78.4.578
Published: 01 November 2009
... its muddled script was apt to do more harm than research see Gilbert Adair, Hollywood s Vietnam: From The Green Berets to Full Metal Jacket (London, 1989), 18 19; Albert Auster and Leonard Quart, How the War Was Re- membered: Hollywood and Vietnam (New York, 1988), 13 22; Rick Berg, Losing Vietnam...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2009; 783337–366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2009.78.3.337
Published: 01 August 2009
... secretary put quotation marks around this quote, implying that it was a verbatim re- cord of Porter s words. I do not assume this to be the case, but I have transcribed it exactly as it was written in the minutes. PHR7803_01.indd 346 6/23/09 10:34:38 AM California Clubwomen and Indian Policy 347 power at...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2009; 78181–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2009.78.1.81
Published: 01 February 2009
... energized business. The surge in union density and activity constrained man- agerial control of its employees and labor costs. A branch man- ager of the Phelps Dodge Corporation in Arizona feared labor s strength because, with industry-wide contracts, all a labor leader has to do is call a strike, make...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2007; 763495–496 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2007.76.3.495
Published: 01 August 2007
... the rise of what Meeker calls a do-it-yourself commercial and activist ethic (p. 3) in which gay men produced the first commercially available gay bar guides, like Lavender Baedeker, and lesbian separatists in Oakland produced the Amazon Quarterly. Meeker borrowed the title Contacts Desired from a...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2008; 77149–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2008.77.1.49
Published: 01 February 2008
... from St. Petersburg, suggesting that if the Count could bring me there it would likely result in impor- tant business. I had never thought of going there, but decided to do so, and we started off [from Seattle], arriving in the middle of December. As Podhorski later wrote, the spirits there were...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2007; 76129–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2007.76.1.29
Published: 01 February 2007
... locating Chinatown's authenticity within its exotic architecture, theatrical performances, curios, and cuisine. In doing so, they affi rmed perceptions of Chinese American "otherness." 2007 by The Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 29 The Cultural Politics of Tourism in San Francisco...
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Pacific Historical Review. 2006; 753385–428 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/phr.2006.75.3.385
Published: 01 August 2006
... starts, over a twenty-year period, without any government spon- sorship but it was developing. It would remain for Lange to define this new way of photographing farmworkers. Most importantly, Lange s Antecedents 387 2. Robert Coles, Doing Documentary Work (New York, 1998); David Levi Strauss, Be- tween...