Felix Longoria's Wake: Bereavement, Racism, and the Rise of Mexican American Activism

Felix Longoria's Wake: Bereavement, Racism, and the Rise of Mexican American Activism

by Patrick Carroll
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0292712499

ISBN-13: 9780292712492

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: University of Texas Press

How a controversy over a slain Mexican American soldier contributed to the rise of Mexican American activism.

Overview

How a controversy over a slain Mexican American soldier contributed to the rise of Mexican American activism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292712492
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Center for Mexican American Studies: History, Culture and Society
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
255,671
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Only in South Texas: Working and Educational Conditions in the Nueces Strip
  • 2. The Incident
  • 3. The Principal Actors in the Drama
  • 4. Mobilization of Nueces Basin Mexican and Anglo Towns
  • 5. State, National, and International Politics
  • 6. The Burial
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index


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