A Century of Chicano History: Empire, Nations and Migration / Edition 1

A Century of Chicano History: Empire, Nations and Migration / Edition 1

by Raul E. Fernandez, Gilbert G. Gonzalez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415943922

ISBN-13: 9780415943925

Pub. Date: 06/09/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This study argues for a radically new interpretation of the origins and evolution of the ethnic Mexican community across the US. This book offers a definitive account of the interdependent histories of the US and Mexico as well as the making of the Chicano population in America. The authors link history to contemporary issues, emphasizing the overlooked

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This study argues for a radically new interpretation of the origins and evolution of the ethnic Mexican community across the US. This book offers a definitive account of the interdependent histories of the US and Mexico as well as the making of the Chicano population in America. The authors link history to contemporary issues, emphasizing the overlooked significance of late 19th and 20th century US economic expansionism to Europe in the formation of the Mexican community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415943925
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/09/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: One Hundred Years of Chicano History
IChicano History: Transcending Cultural Models1
IIEmpire and the Origins of Twentieth-Century Migration from Mexico to the United States29
IIIThe Ideology and Practice of Empire: The United States, Mexico, and Mexican Immigrants67
IVAgency, Gender, and Migration97
VThe Integration of Mexican Workers into the U.S. Economy123
VIDenying Empire: The Journal of American History on the Ideological Warpath149
Conclusion: Chicano History into the Twenty-first Century181
Subject Index201
Author Index205

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