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Southern California Quarterly. 2013; 953324–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2013.95.3.324
Published: 01 August 2013
...Sean Smith © 2013 by The Historical Society of Southern California 2013 Land of Smoke and Mirrors: A Cultural History of Los Angeles . By Vincent Brook . ( : Rutgers University Press , 2013 . 288 pp. $27.95 paper.) other scholars. Osborne, however, seeks to bring this conversation...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2019; 10117–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2019.101.1.7
Published: 01 February 2019
... Mission Indians. The cultural history turn of the 1990s brought analyses of material culture into the pages of the SCQ . New levels of analysis and computerized data emerged in the current decade, uncovering individual lives and Native American agency into a complex understanding of California’s...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2019; 101122–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2019.101.1.22
Published: 01 February 2019
...Mary Casey Mary Casey's essay on mission history traces the tendency of early SCQ articles, in parallel with contemporaneous educational standards and cultural productions, to idealize the padres' work and romanticize the mission era, a trend that persisted into the late 1960s. It was only at that...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2019; 101134–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2019.101.1.34
Published: 01 February 2019
... identities of various racial groups and exploring the transnational stigmatization of immigrant race and culture. The “new” social history shifted focus to the powerless and the analysis of racial power structures. By the 1990s authors were utilizing a relational analysis of multiple racial and cultural...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2013; 952237–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2013.95.2.237
Published: 01 May 2013
... promotion of sunshine as a commodity, Lasner s description of vertical divisions and low-lying structures fits well into the cultural history of Southern California. Today, the townhome is a preferred condo model and can be found throughout the United States. A nuanced genealogy of the townhome provides an...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2018; 1002124–149 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2018.100.2.124
Published: 01 May 2018
...Shana Klein Nineteenth-century exhibits on California viticulture and wines promoted not only consumption but California’s settlement and progress and the nation’s cultural reputation. California’s grape history also represents colonization and fostered racial prejudice. © 2018 by The Historical...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 1022207–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.2.207
Published: 07 May 2020
... the deportation drives of the era, she demonstrates how middle-class Mexican Amer- icans effectively used a symbol of Mexican cultural nationalism to gain a foothold in city government (44). Barraclough s book also serves as a history of the Mexican American middle class. Many of the men who adorned...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 1022197–198 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.2.197
Published: 07 May 2020
... infectious diseases and threats to their sovereignty. Trafzer builds his narrative on an impressive primary source base. Inter- views with tribal elders, medicine persons, and community members suffuse the nar- rative, which places the culture and voices of Native people centerstage. The book opens with an...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 1022201–204 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.2.201
Published: 07 May 2020
..., empire, and capitalism. Enrique Da´vila is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Chicago. His research and teaching focus on the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, Mexican Amer- ican history, and Texas history in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century. His dissertation, A...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 1022204–207 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.2.204
Published: 07 May 2020
... in the Department of Culture, Media, and Creative Industries at Kings College London. His focus is narrow a mere three films but his insights encompass a full range of the codes and conventions of a downbeat time scored to an upbeat soundtrack. 204 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY Cohen s marquee...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 1022101–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.2.101
Published: 07 May 2020
.... (But see, Albert L. Hurtado, Intimate Frontiers: Sex, Gender and Culture in Old California, Histories of the American Frontier, (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1999), 22 23.) Gloria E. Miranda, Race and Cultural Dimensions of Gente de Razon Status in Spanish and Mexican California...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 1022158–192 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.2.158
Published: 07 May 2020
..., Annemarie Perez, Hillary Jenks, Donna Nicol, Laura Talamante, Marisela Chavez, and the LA History & Metro Studies Group, Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West for making this article immeasurably better. Southern California Quarterly, Vol. 102, No. 2, pp. 158 192. ISSN 0038-3929, eISSN 2162...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 102185–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.1.85
Published: 01 February 2020
..., to Mexico, and even to Japan and Europe. Anarchists, Struthers makes clear, saw themselves first and foremost as part of a global movement. World in a City deftly refutes the accusations of parochialism so often leveled at L.A. histories, showing instead how much the city s culture influenced and was...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 102157–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.1.57
Published: 01 February 2020
... Empire. Keywords: Inland Empire histories; Rebel Archives; subversive history; bottom-up history The author is grateful to the historical expertise of the cultural producers highlighted in this article and to the Whitsett California Lecture series at California State University, Northridge, which...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 102182–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.1.82
Published: 01 February 2020
... American California (134 141). The studies offer examples of varied political, economic, and cultural connec- tions between missionized and non- missionized peoples, the establishment of multiethnic Native communities at missions, ranchos, and pueblos, and con- nections between Natives and non- Natives...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 102186–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.1.86
Published: 01 February 2020
... first and foremost as part of a global movement. World in a City deftly refutes the accusations of parochialism so often leveled at L.A. histories, showing instead how much the city s culture influenced and was influenced by forces beyond its borders. Struthers uncovers an ethnic constellation of...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 102124–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.1.24
Published: 01 February 2020
...Stuart W. Leslie At the height of the Cold War, in both the US and the Soviet Union, top technical talent was ensconced in state-of-the-art laboratories set among new suburbs with cultural amenities. In Orange County, California, defense research labs were enticed by capitalist strategies; in the...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2020; 10215–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2020.102.1.5
Published: 01 February 2020
... was impractical because it would require a 120-foot tall bridge across the canyon to link the fair with downtown.7 Allen convinced the board that such a bridge was practical and he designed it himself. There is some disagreement FIGURE 2. Frank P. Allen. Courtesy of San Diego History Center, #16170-4...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2019; 1014396–429 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2019.101.4.396
Published: 01 November 2019
... Kein, ed., Creole: The History and Legacy of Louisiana s Free People of Color, (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2000) is an example of a volume that includes historical, literary, linguistic, and cultural analysis of Creole representations, food, music, language, practices in Louisiana...
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Southern California Quarterly. 2019; 1014467–469 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2019.101.4.467
Published: 01 November 2019
... the founders of the city, Saavedra argues, removes from the narrative those who lived in the area before the arrival of the Indiana Colony: Tongva Indians, Spanish missionaries, and pobladores, and Californios. Saavedra analyzes the history and culture of these groups through an examination of their...