From the Publisher
“Clear, balanced, and brief, this is the book of choice.” David J. Weber, Southern Methodist University
“Mexican Americans/American Mexicans is the most coherent and useful text in Chicano history.” Mario T. Garcia, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Meier and Ribera have freshly updated their classic The Chicanos, and now offer a highly readable and balanced introduction to a complex and important topic. Mexican Americans/American Mexicans should be especially welcome in the classroom..” James A. Sandos, University of Redlands
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This revised edition of The Chicanos , first published in 1972, examines Mexican-American history from the time of the Spanish conquistadors to the Civil Rights movement and recent immigration laws. (Feb.)
Published in 1972 as The Chicanos , this title afforded Meier and Ribera high praise, including that of LJ 's reviewer, who felt the book ``places Mexican-Americans in a better perspective than has previously been the case'' ( LJ 8/72). For this edition, the authors have updated the information by including 40 percent new material. For public and academic libraries.