ISBN-10:
0292722907
ISBN-13:
9780292722903
Pub. Date:
07/01/2010
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Quixote's Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966-1981

Quixote's Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966-1981

by David Montejano
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ISBN-13: 9780292722903
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 1,250,036
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

DAVID MONTEJANO, a native San Antonian, is Professor of Ethnic Studies and History at the University of California, Berkeley. His fields of specialization include community studies, historical and political sociology, and race and ethnic relations. He is the author of the award-winning Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836–1986 and the editor of Chicano Politics and Society in the Late Twentieth Century.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Conflict Within 8

1 The Leaking Caste System 13

2 Barrios at War 30

3 Organizing Unity 55

4 A Congressman Reacts 80

5 Kill the Gringos! 99

6 The Berets Rise Up 117

Part 2 Marching Together Separately 144

7 Women Creating Space 151

8 Batos Claiming Legitimacy 172

9 Fragmenting Elements 191

Part 3 After the Fury 208

10 Several Wrong Turns 213

11 A Transformation 237

Appendix: On Intepreting the Chicano Movement 263

Notes 271

Glossary 319

Bibliography 321

Index 335

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Most young Tejano kid's don't know about our past. Beginning at the end of World War 2 when Mexican-American veterans returned thru the 50's,60's,70's and 80's. Mexican-American's started to demand their civil rights.