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Origins, Spills

Stephanie LeMenager

in Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199899425
eISBN:
9780199347186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899425.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In chapter 1, the Santa Barbara oil spill of 1969 generates a set of critical problems in oil culture that will resurface throughout the book, including the temporal limitations of radicalism, the ... More


The Gathering of Traditions: The Reciprocal Alliance of History, Ecology, Health, and Community among the Contemporary Chumash

Julianne Cordero

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Today, one of the most pernicious stumbling blocks on the path to greater individual and community health in Chumash country is an assumption held by many that (largely non-Indian) social scientists ... More


Beaches versus Oil in Southern California

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Environmental issues became far more salient along the rapidly developing coast than in the dry, sparsely populated San Joaquin Valley. With the political conflict over state tidelands in Santa ... More


The Spanish Heritage

Roberto Ramón Lint Sagarena

in Aztlán and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740606
eISBN:
9781479854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740606.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the encounter between American Protestantism and Catholicism in the celebration of California's Spanish Catholic past, with particular emphasis on how denominational relations ... More


From Santa Barbara to Earth Day

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter considers how media coverage of the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill and photographs of the Earth from space popularized the notion of all-encompassing, slowly escalating environmental ... More


Incorporation into New Spain: Presidio Jurisdictions

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Alta California was divided into four jurisdictions: San Diego, Santa Barbara, Monterey, and San Francisco, each anchored with a presidio and five to six missions and civilian communities. We ... More


Ceramic Firing Technology in Alta California

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Prior to European contact, ceramic technology was nonexistent among Native American groups in California north of the Los Angeles basin. Fired clay roof tiles, floor tiles, and water pipes were a ... More


The Chumash at a Crossroads: Theoretical Considerations

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the Chumash, a hunter-gatherer group located in the Santa Barbara Channel region. This society was discovered by Father Juan Crespí in 1769. The chapter takes a look at the ... More


Santa Barbara

Walter Aaron Clark

in Los Romeros: Royal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041907
eISBN:
9780252050596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041907.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Romeros arrived in Santa Barbara in August 1957 and lived with the Stoddards. The city and its mission had been established in the eighteenth century by Spanish padres. Celedonio gave his debut ... More


Sea Change: California’s Environmental Surge

Thomas J. Osborne

in Coastal Sage: Peter Douglas and the Fight to Save California's Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520283084
eISBN:
9780520958913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283084.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1960s and early 1970s a profound shift in the Golden State’s history was taking place. The convergence of California’s counter-cultural movement, a Bay Area conservation effort, public ... More


Cars, Cameras, Action!

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The young and mechanically minded Fleming was an expert in automobiles at a time when the film industry was just beginning to use them. He competed in one auto race in Santa Monica, providing the ... More


Locating the Mythohistorical: Three Tales in the Struggle for Hegemony

Lee Bebout

in Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670864
eISBN:
9781452946917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670864.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the role of the mythohistorical in maintaining hegemonic consent and fostering counterhegemonic struggle. It considers how aggrieved social groups, those who lack access to the ... More


Painting Against Torture

Fohn Nava

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes the circumstances surrounding the making of the two paintings from the series “Neo-Icons” that are included in the book, “Signing Statement Law or An Alternate Set of ... More


Ṣàngó Tẹ̀ Dún

Henry B. Lovejoy

in Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Once Prieto retired from the military, he and his wife, Maria Francisca Camejo, became the leaders of one Cuba’s most famous cabildos de nación dedicated to Santa Bárbara, aka Ṣàngó. Their leadership ... More


Lady of the Sonnets

James Dempsey

in The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049267
eISBN:
9780813050096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049267.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The newly married Thayer and Orr honeymooned in Santa Barbara, expecting to stay there for the duration of the war. Soon after their arrival, Thayer heard of the deaths of Farrar and Seeger. Though ... More


Extending Kinship: Mexicana Elder Care Providers and Their Wards

María de la Luz Ibarra

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines private elder care in a broader context of constructed kinship relations by focusing on Mexicana elder care workers in Santa Barbara, California. More specifically, it considers ... More


Houses and Gardens before World War II

Peter J. Hollida

in American Arcadia: California and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190256517
eISBN:
9780190256548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256517.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The character of the settlers and their aspirations ensured that the house became the dominant architectural form in Southern California. Starting with Beaux-Arts houses built by oligarchs (Edward L. ... More


From Vital Magnetism to Vertebral Vitalism

Holly Folk

in Religion of Chiropractic: Populist Healing from the American Heartland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632797
eISBN:
9781469632810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632797.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The third chapter presents the steps by which early chiropractic became an organized system of health care: the elaboration of chiropractic theories, the establishment of training institutes like the ... More


The Influence of the Counterculture, Community, and State

Shelley Alden Brooks

in Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the counter-culture era of the 1960s and early 1970s, Big Sur became a magnet for hippies, back-to-the-land activists, and New Age visitors exploring the mind-expanding retreats at the Esalen ... More


Subjective Meteorology: A System of Mapping Personal Weather

Johanna Drucker

in SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226165073
eISBN:
9780226165097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165097.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Subjective Meteorology, a digital project at SpecLab. It explains that Subjective Meteorology was designed to demonstrate the capacity of graphical forms to be a primary mode ... More


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