Occupied America: A History of Chicanos / Edition 4

Occupied America: A History of Chicanos / Edition 4

by Rodolfo Acuna
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321044851

ISBN-13: 9780321044853

Pub. Date: 12/22/1999

Publisher: Pearson

Drawing its title from the U.S. annexation of half of the Republic of Mexico in the early part of the 19th century, this study tells the story of Mexican-Americans in the U.S., although (of course) frequent references to developments in Mexico are included. As is indicated by the title, the focus of the narrative is on the resistance strategies (cultural, economic,

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Drawing its title from the U.S. annexation of half of the Republic of Mexico in the early part of the 19th century, this study tells the story of Mexican-Americans in the U.S., although (of course) frequent references to developments in Mexico are included. As is indicated by the title, the focus of the narrative is on the resistance strategies (cultural, economic, and political) that Chicanos/as adopted against a colonial power. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321044853
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/22/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
554
Product dimensions:
6.37(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

I. Not Just Pyramids, Explorers, and Heroes.

II. Legacy of Hate: The Conquest of Mexico's Northwest.

III. Remember the Alamo: The Colonization of Texas.

IV. Freedom in a Cage: The Colonization of New Mexico.

V. Sonora Invaded: The Occupation of Arizona.

VI. California Lost: America for Euroamericans.

VII. The Building of the Southwest: Mexican Labor, 1900-1930.

VIII. The Roaring Twenties: The Americanization of the Mexicano.

IX. Mexican American Communities in the Making: The Depression Years.

X. World War II: The Betrayal of Promises Made.

XI. "Happy Days": Chicano Communities Under Siege.

XII. Goodbye America: The Chicano in the 1960s.

XIII. The Age of the Brokers: The New Hispanics.

XIV. Deconstructing the Sixties, 1980-1999

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