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A History of Mexican Americans

Zaragosa Vargas

A History of Mexican Americans

by Zaragosa Vargas

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10133486M
ISBN 100195158512
ISBN 109780195158519

For a topic as heated as immigration, there’s an impulse to fall back on bromides and sound bites. But for those who are interested to learn more about the topic in a more thoughtful manner, Margaret Salazar-Porzio, a curator of Latino history and culture at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, has a fascinating list of recommended books for further reading. Choose the Mexican Americans History books series and follow the steps of Mexican Americans, immigrating and establishing Latin cultural and social communities across America.

A New History Tears Down the Myth of the Texas Rangers Monica Muñoz Martinez’s new book paints a brutally clear picture of the Rangers’ complicity in crimes against minorities.   Mexican Americans might not recognize their cultural history as it unfolds in a new textbook proposed for Texas public schools. Chicanos are described as .

  The plague of lynchings of Mexican-Americans in the American West has long been excluded from history books. For the Journal of Social History, historians William D. Carrigan and Clive Webb analyzed hundreds of such extrajudicial killings that occurred between and They write: Although widely recognized in the Mexican community on both sides of the border, and among some .   The tenor of the national debate over immigration changed from the first minutes of Donald Trump’s speech in New York City on June 16 announcing that he was running for the Republican presidential nomination. “The US has become a dumping ground for everybody else’s problems,” the real estate magnate said. “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best.


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