The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

Book - 1997
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This book traces the history of the struggle for Chicano Civil Rights from the 1800s to the 1970s. The author looks at the individuals and cultural forces that shaped the history of the movement, and focuses on the period from 1965 to 1975. Issues addressed include property rights, immigrant Mexican nationalism in the US, the impact of the children of immigrants born as US citizens, and the search for acceptance amidst a hostile American public. The book is designed to accompany a four-part documentary television series of the same name, which is available on video following its release by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Houston, TX : Arte Publico Press, 1997
Edition: 2nd rev. ed
ISBN: 9781558852013
Branch Call Number: 973.0468 ROS
Characteristics: xxiii, 304 p. : ill. ; 29 cm


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