Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology, and Identity, 1930-1960 / Edition 1

Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology, and Identity, 1930-1960 / Edition 1

by Mario T. Garcia
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300049846

ISBN-13: 9780300049848

Pub. Date: 01/23/1991

Publisher: Yale University Press

A pioneering political and intellectual history of the Chicano leaders who emerged from the barrios of the Southwest between 1930 and 1960-Ignacio L. López, George I. Sanchez, Josefina Fierro de Bright, and others-and of their effort to capture first-class citizenship for Mexican Americans. Drawing extensively on archival material and oral history, Mario T.

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A pioneering political and intellectual history of the Chicano leaders who emerged from the barrios of the Southwest between 1930 and 1960-Ignacio L. López, George I. Sanchez, Josefina Fierro de Bright, and others-and of their effort to capture first-class citizenship for Mexican Americans. Drawing extensively on archival material and oral history, Mario T. García discusses the key figures, organizations, and issues of the movement; in so doing he casts new light not only on Chicano history but also on the histories of American ethnicity and civil rights movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300049848
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/23/1991
Series:
Lamar Series in Western History Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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