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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (3): 379–401.
Published: 03 July 2020
... coexisting with others alternative belief systems, enabled largely white practitioners to selectively appropriate a panoply of Eastern spiritual beliefs and practices without challenging underlying power relations.5 These yoga stories, which found powerful expression in the crucible of California, stand to...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (3): 402–432.
Published: 03 July 2020
... Movement. One month earlier, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) the New Left s flagship organization had imploded at a vitriolic national convention in Chicago.2 Meanwhile, the start of the Chicago Eight conspiracy trial undermined national leadership in the Black Power, antiwar, and student movements...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (2): 232–263.
Published: 03 April 2020
... fighting for more civil rights and social and economic services, letter writers revealed resentment and hostility at the changing racial makeup and power structure in the city.9 Many white commentators on the murder expressed their fears and anger about a perceived increase in youth crime, especially black...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (2): 264–296.
Published: 03 April 2020
... After the militancy and social movements of the 1960s, activism and solidarity seemed to vanish, replaced by inane bumper stickers, as one New York Times columnist bemoaned.14 Internal disagreements, state surveillance, and police violence had weakened the New Left, Chicana/o, and Black Power movements...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 16–43.
Published: 01 February 2020
... their family structures against an institutional power that served to racialize and sexualize them. Staging Crossings is an article in three acts that reflects the performative nature of the policies and practices that shaped borderland encounters. Act I, The Stage, details the BSI s physical and...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 590–618.
Published: 01 November 2019
... diplomacy space race Japan United States material culture soft power Moon Project Apollo international relations TEASEL MUIR-HARMONY The Limits of U.S. Science Diplomacy in the Space Age Project Apollo at the 1970 Osaka World Exposition ABSTRACT A moon rock, resting on a pedestal in the American...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 511–523.
Published: 01 November 2019
... brought into relation with other agencies? In this slightly abstract recounting, modernity as a historical and cultural category stands as the essential context its modes of organizing the world and its inseparability from histories of colonialism and post colo- nialism, of race, gender, and power. This...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 696–707.
Published: 01 November 2019
... anyone said were to interrupt or disrupt any progress we are trying to make to bring this war to a halt. This student also observed that if Nixon had truly heeded Johnson s warning, he could have perhaps avoided later abuses of power. Another drew an analogy between Johnson and Nixon, arguing that 1970...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (4): 554–589.
Published: 01 November 2019
... re-qualifying as a pilot for the post-occupation sky, the Japanese came to grips with postwar American power whether political or aerial that spanned across the Pacific. With its focus on pilot training and qualification, this study aims to bring together the histories of aviation, science, and U.S...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (3): 439–467.
Published: 01 August 2019
... his exhibitions in San Francisco that garnered national attention for the up-and-coming artist, his blossoming, unique artis- tic style, which depicted powerful Navajo women, as well as the connections of these developments to the unleashing of his gender and sexual identities. No biographer discusses...
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Pacific Historical Review (2018) 87 (4): 638–666.
Published: 01 November 2018
...- tralia, and so far removed from European civilization, Clisby continued in 1873 , that there can be the amount of wealth and power that there exists, making it second but to few nations in the world. 22 Such localized descrip- tions of geographically distant regions played a central role in creating...
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Pacific Historical Review (2018) 87 (3): 542–544.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of restaurant culture, food festivals, and Buddhist celebrations concomitantly enable an exam- ination of how the history of American empire and diplomatic history allows for the nuances and contradictions, such as the use of hard and soft power, to be considered vividly and tangibly (p. 8). From...
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Pacific Historical Review (2018) 87 (3): 405–438.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Kevin Y. Kim This article examines U.S. Vice President Henry A. Wallace’s Cold War dissent as a window into racial geopolitics in a post–World War II era of decolonization and U.S. global power. Focused on Wallace and the United States, the article uses a wide range of published and archival...
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Pacific Historical Review (2018) 87 (3): 549–550.
Published: 01 August 2018
... both architects and then builders of an American dominated post- war order in Asia (p. 74). Her study also undercuts the stark contrast often drawn in existing studies between advocates of hard and soft policies toward Japan s postwar reconstruction and re-integration into a global sys- tem...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (4): 739–740.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... It also undermines Amer- ica s soft power, meaning its culture and values, not only in solidifying allied support but also in winning friends from other nations (p. 200). DEAN CHENRamapo College of New Jersey The War after the War: The Struggle for Credibility during America s Exit from Vietnam. By...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (4): 740–741.
Published: 01 November 2017
... hegemonic global power. Craft reason- ably stressed, The privilege [diplomatic immunity] makes allies essentially second-class citizens in their own country and creates the impression that they are occupied and hold a lower status internationally. It also undermines Amer- ica s soft power, meaning its...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (4): 632–660.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Scheverman, eds., High-Speed Society: Social Acceleration, Power and Modernity (University Park: Penn State University Press, 2009). Rees | A Season in Hell 637 vernacular modernism of mass-produced images and sounds.13 Given the well-documented feminization of modernist culture in early twentieth...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (3): 513–514.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Lawrence Vale © 2017 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2017 A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid . By Nancy H. Kwak . ( Chicago , University of Chicago Press , 2016 . 312 pp.) some background in econometric methods or the...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (3): 511–513.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Power and the Politics of Housing Aid. By Nancy H. Kwak. (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2016. 312 pp.) Many books attempt to explain the history of the domestic American ideo- logical preference for homeownership, but Nancy Kwak s masterful volume is the first to show how homeownership also...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (2): 369–370.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., whose public presence and power in the markets of Juchita´n made her an object of fascination to the extent that urban women in Mexico City would have their photographs taken dressed in Tehuana attire. Sluis posits that the Tehuana and other indigenous Reviews 369 women became figures for appropriate...