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Pacific Historical Review (2024) 93 (1): 63–96.
Published: 01 February 2024
... understandings of masculinity and femininity into the “ex-gay movement.” The growth of Central California’s Esalen Institute reflects the period’s fusion of the spiritual and the psychological—the same context that surrounded the “ex-gay movement.” Located in Big Sur, California and founded in 1962, Esalen...
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Pacific Historical Review (2023) 92 (4): 610–641.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Allison Varzally This article tracks and analyzes the steady drift of immigrants of color out of fields and into California’s swelling restaurants, especially its fast food, Chinese, and Mexican varieties, as they sought employment, community, and cultural purpose from the 1940s to the 1980s...
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Pacific Historical Review (2023) 92 (3): 406–427.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Cori Tucker-Price In the nineteenth century, the American West was imagined as a place brimming with opportunity and prosperity. While many found material success in places like Gold Rush era California, the relationship that Black Americans had to the region and to what they hoped would...
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Pacific Historical Review (2023) 92 (2): 199–226.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Kara Murphy Schlichting Waterfronts represent some of Southern California’s most valuable real estate and most sought-after recreation destinations. Despite Los Angeles County’s reputation for large public beaches, privatization and the discouragement of public use came to characterize Malibu’s...
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Pacific Historical Review (2023) 92 (2): 227–259.
Published: 01 May 2023
.... As agents of protest and activism, both farmworker and non-farmworker children were key to its advancement. Additionally, the article highlights the many ways that the UFW shaped children’s politics, fostered their identity, and contributed to student-led civil rights efforts in rural California. Drawing...
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Pacific Historical Review (2021) 90 (3): 377–398.
Published: 01 August 2021
... revitalization efforts in communities affected by economic decline. These reforms closed the gap between local residents and government officials in California and even subsequently brought the city’s African American and Mexican American population into greater political proximity. Looking closely at the impact...
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Pacific Historical Review (2021) 90 (2): 183–210.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Ruth A. Morgan As its record in California, southern India, and elsewhere suggests, of the many biotic exchanges of the long nineteenth century, the case of the Australian blue gum tree ( Eucalyptus globulus ) is one that especially transcends bilateral, spatial, or imperial framing. The blue gum...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (2): 264–296.
Published: 03 April 2020
... California Chicana/o gay and lesbian coalition politics © 2020 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2020 ALLYSON P. BRANTLEY Hardhats May Be Misunderstood The Boycott of Coors Beer and the Making of Gay-Labor-Chicana/o Alliances ABSTRACT Drawing on organizational records...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (1): 74–96.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Margie Brown-Coronel Using personal and family letters written between 1876 and 1896, this article charts the life of a post-conquest Californiana, Josefa del Valle Forster (1861–1943). It argues that the industrial and commercial development that took place in Southern California after 1850...
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Pacific Historical Review (2019) 88 (2): 208–239.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Thomas Dorrance Fred Ross trained a dizzying array of community organizers. His organizing strategies proved most influential in the Mexican-American community in California. Ross led voting drives in Los Angeles before travelling north to San Jose where he recruited Cesar Chavez to join...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (4): 661–690.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Mireya Loza In the early 1950s, California growers’ associations were gravely concerned about their heavy reliance on Mexico for guestworkers, given the potential end of the program. In order to maintain a controlled labor pool, California growers introduced a new guestworker model that could...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (2): 290–321.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Kevin Whalen During the early twentieth century, administrators at Sherman Institute, a federal Indian boarding school in Riverside, California, sent hundreds of students to work at Fontana Farms, a Southern California mega-ranch. Such work, they argued, would inculcate students with values...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (1): 4–17.
Published: 01 February 2017
... borderlands Mexico Texas California Oregon ANDREW C. ISENBERG AND THOMAS RICHARDS , JR . Alternative Wests Rethinking Manifest Destiny ABSTRACT The mid-nineteenth century territorial growth of the United States was complex and contradictory. Not only did Mexico, Britain, and Native Americans contest...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (1): 84–113.
Published: 01 February 2017
... conquerors but healers. © 2017 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2017 smallpox vaccination narrative Isaac Knight Kickapoo Douglas Houghton Ojibwa James O. Pattie Mexico California ANDREW C. ISENBERG An Empire of Remedy Vaccination, Natives, and Narratives...
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Pacific Historical Review (2016) 85 (1): 23–71.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Marie Christine Duggan Conventional wisdom has it that, in the eighteenth century, California’s mission Indians labored without recompense to support the Spanish military and other costs of imperial administration. This article challenges this conventional wisdom, arguing that it was not until...
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Pacific Historical Review (2015) 84 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 2015
... James Cook's historic voyages to the California Gold Rush. The nature and degree of this violence stemmed not merely from contact relations between indigenous communities and newcomers, but more specifically from commercial desires, the diffusion of diseases, and the great hunt for marine mammals...
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Pacific Historical Review (2014) 83 (2): 220–237.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of the United States to New Zealand and Australia. The overlapping personal, family, financial, and commercial interests of Chinese in California and those in Hong Kong, which provide the focus of this study, energized the connections and kept the Pacific busy and dynamic while shaping the development...
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Pacific Historical Review (2013) 82 (3): 335–361.
Published: 01 August 2013
...David Hickman The environmental pioneer John Muir spent most of his adult years living and working on a fruit ranch outside of Martinez, California. His entire domestic life unfolded among the orchards. Yet, repeatedly and explicitly, he rejected the ranch as his true home, claiming instead...
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Pacific Historical Review (2012) 81 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Janet Fireman Over a dozen years, frequent driving trips between Los Angeles and San Francisco cultivated and seasoned the historian's esteem for California's Great Central Valley and ripened her curiosity about how authentic travelers—witnesses of the land—understood the Valley's topographic...