Mexican American Colonization during the Nineteenth Century: A History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Mexican American Colonization during the Nineteenth Century: A History of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

by Jose Angel Hernandez

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107012394
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/30/2012
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

José Angel Hernández is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o Studies. He has received fellowships from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Fulbright—Hays Dissertation Program and the Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Houston. Professor Hernández has had articles published in Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies; Landscapes of Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal Devoted to the Study of Violence, Conflict, and Trauma; and Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos.

Table of Contents

Part I: Migration to Mexico in an Age of Global Immigrations: 1. From conquest to colonization: the making of Mexican colonization policy after independence; 2. Postwar expulsions and early repatriation policy; Part II: 3. Postwar repatriation and settling the frontiers of New Mexico; 4. Repatriations along the new international boundary: the cases of Texas and California; Part III: 5. The 1871 riot of La Mesilla, New Mexico; 6. Colonizing La Ascensión, Chihuahua: the prehistory of revolt; 7. Anatomy of 1892 revolt of La Ascensión, or the public lynching of Rafael Ancheta; Conclusion: 8. Repatriating modernity?

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