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Crucible of struggle, a history of Mexican Americans from colonial times to the present era, Zaragosa Vargas, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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Crucible of struggle, a history of Mexican Americans from colonial times to the present era, Zaragosa Vargas, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Crucible of struggle
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
952195819
Responsibility statement
Zaragosa Vargas, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Sub title
a history of Mexican Americans from colonial times to the present era
Summary
"Ranging from the founding of New Mexico in 1598 to the 2008 Obama presidential campaign, Crucible of Struggle vividly outlines and explores the totality of the 500-year Mexican American experience that is woven into the greater context of American history. It maps out current debates in Mexican American history while also incorporating new scholarship from the last thirty years."--Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Era of the Spanish northern frontier to 1821 -- Life and society in Mexico's northern borderlands, 1821-1846 -- Mexican Americans in the era of war and American westward expansion -- Mexican Americans from the 1850s to the end of the Civil War -- Mexican Americans in the Southwest, 1870 to the early twentieth century -- Mexican immigration, work, urbanization, and Americanization, 1910-1929 -- The Mexican American struggle for labor rights in the era of the Great Depression -- The Mexican American people in the World War II era -- Mexican Americans in the postwar years, 1946-1963 -- Mexican Americans in the protest era, 1964-1974 -- Mexican Americans at the end of the twentieth century -- Latinos and the challenges of the twenty-first century
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History of Mexican Americans from colonial times to the present era
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