Mexican Americans

Mexican Americans

Leadership, Ideology & Identity, 1930-1960

Book - 1989
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Between 1930 and 1960, a new political generation of community leaders emerged out of the expanding Mexican-American barrios of the Southwest and organized the first significant civil rights movement by Mexican Americans in the US. Garcia's (history and Chicano studies, U. of Calif. at Santa Barbara) study--a political and intellectual history of this generation of Chicanos--focuses on its complex and dynamic leaders and their effort to capture first-class citizenship for Mexican Americans. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c1989.
ISBN: 9780300042467
Characteristics: xi, 364 p., [8] p. of plates : ports. ; 25 cm.


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