Continental Crossroads: Remapping U. S.-Mexico Borderlands History / Edition 1

Continental Crossroads: Remapping U. S.-Mexico Borderlands History / Edition 1

by Samuel Truett
     
 

Essays explore a transnational vision of the U.S./Mexico borderlands, and analyze this region’s race, class, and gender inequalities in historical perspective.

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Essays explore a transnational vision of the U.S./Mexico borderlands, and analyze this region’s race, class, and gender inequalities in historical perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822333890
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
American Encounters/Global Interactions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction : making transnational history : nations, regions, and borderlands1
Finding the balance : Bexar in Mexican/Indian relations35
Fathers of the pueblo : patriarchy and power in Mexican California, 1800-188067
Race, agency, and memory in a Baja California mission97
An expedition and its many tales121
Imagining alternative modernities : Ignacio Martinez's travel narratives151
At exclusion's southern gate : changing categories of race and class among Chinese Fronterizos, 1882-1904183
Between North and South : the alternative borderlands of William H. Ellis and the African American colony of 1895209
Transnational warrior : Emilio Kosterlitzky and the transformation of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, 1873-1928241
The plan de San Diego uprising and the making of the modern Texas-Mexican borderlands273
Nationalism on the line : masculinity, race, and the creation of the U.S. border patrol, 1910-1940299
Conclusion : borderlands unbound325

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