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

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415943932
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/28/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 447,446
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Raul E. Fernandez and Gilbert G. Gonzalez are both professors in the School of Social Sciences at the University California, Irvine, and are affiliated with the Chicano Latino Studies Program. Gonzalez is the director the program in Labor Studies, and Fernandez is a Fulbright Fellow serving as the curator for a forthcoming exhibit on Latin music at the Smithsonian Institution.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: One Hundred Years of Chicano History
I Chicano History: Transcending Cultural Models 1
II Empire and the Origins of Twentieth-Century Migration from Mexico to the United States 29
III The Ideology and Practice of Empire: The United States, Mexico, and Mexican Immigrants 67
IV Agency, Gender, and Migration 97
V The Integration of Mexican Workers into the U.S. Economy 123
VI Denying Empire: The Journal of American History on the Ideological Warpath 149
Conclusion: Chicano History into the Twenty-first Century 181
Subject Index 201
Author Index 205
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