Sonny Montes and Mexican American Activism in Oregon

Sonny Montes and Mexican American Activism in Oregon

by Glenn Anthony May

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870716003
Publisher: Oregon State University Press
Publication date: 06/15/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Glenn Anthony May is the author of Inventing a Hero: The Posthumous Re-Creation of Andres Bonifacio, a finalist for the Philippine National Book Award; Battle for Batangas: A Philippine Province at War, and A Past Recovered: Essays on Philippine History and Historiography, and Social Engineering in the Phhilippines. He is a professor of history at the University of Oregon.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Abbreviations Used in the Text x

Introduction 1

Prologue: From Weslaco to Cornelius 8

Contexts: The Upper Willamette Valley, Oregon, and America ca. 1965 22

The Valley Migrant League 47

The Revolution 76

Activist 99

From Mount Angel College to Colegio Cesar Chavez 135

The "Save Colegio Cesar Chavez" Campaign: A Local Manifestation of the Chicano Movement 164

Under Siege 203

The Colegio After Sonny, Sonny After the Colegio 243

Conclusion 260

Notes 267

A Note about Sources 312

Index 315

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