Chicano! The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

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Chicano!: the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement

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In this companion volume to the 1996 PBS series of the same name, Rosales (history, Arizona State Univ.) describes the ten-year period of the Chicano movement from about 1965 to 1975. The author also ... Leer comentario completo

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Racist in every way. Total Chicano propaganda and no basis in reality.

Contenido

Americans
1
Legacy of the Mexican Revolution
25
Mexican Immigrants
41
In Defense of México Undo
55
Organizing el México de Afuera
73
The Mexican American Generation
89
In Defense of the Workplace
111
The Struggle in the Fields
129
The Chicano Moratorium
197
The Youth of Aztlán
209
The Road to Political Empowerment
227
Legacy of the Chicano Movement
249
BIBLIOGRAPHY
269
CHRONOLOGY
279
CREDITS FOR ILLUSTRATIONS
283
INDEX
287

In Quest of a Homeland
153
The Fight for Educational Reform
173

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Página 26 - Mierda," the man with his chin on the ground said. "There is another that applies to here," Joaquin said, bringing them out as though they were talismans, "Pasionaria says it is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
Página 184 - In the spirit of a new people that is conscious not only of its proud historical heritage but also of the brutal "gringo...
Página 57 - México lindo y querido Si muero lejos de ti Que digan que estoy dormido Y que me traigan aquí As the morning awakens My guitar beckons to me I want to sing my joy Of my Mexican land!
Página 123 - California, she became a member of the United Cannery, Agricultural, Packing and Allied Workers of America (UCAPAWA). She also helped in other Southwest organizing activities among Mexicans, including the pecan shellers
Página 184 - Chicanismo involves a crucial distinction in political consciousness between a Mexican American and a Chicano mentality. The Mexican American is a person who lacks respect for his cultural and ethnic heritage. Unsure of himself, he seeks assimilation as a way out of his "degraded
Página 2 - We were the pioneers of the Pacific coast, building towns and missions while General Washington was carrying on the war of the Revolution, and we often talk together of the days when a few hundred large Spanish ranches and mission tracts occupied the whole country from the Pacific to the San Joaquin.
Página 2 - ... .hicano activists believe that the US violently invaded Mexico, wrested from it what became the American Southwest and then subjugated its inhabitants; this event has been portrayed as the first of a series of actions casting Mexicans as victims of US imperialism. It follows, then, that a second raison d'etre of the Chicano Movement is the notion that the US violated basic tenets of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, which ended the war with Mexico in 1848 and established conditions under which...
Página 10 - Mexicans! When the state of Texas began to receive the new organization which its sovereignty required as an integrant part of the Union, flocks of vampires, in the guise of men, came and scattered themselves in the settlements, without any capital except the corrupt heart and the most perverse intentions.
Página 256 - ... undergrowth of chapparal and mesquite. Mexicans settled easily in the Southwest, for, unlike European immigrants, Mexicans were really migrating to an area similar to that from which they came and that was peopled by their kinsmen. Indeed, there was mucha raza en el norte. Significance of the renaissance Perhaps the significance of the Chicano Renaissance lies in the identification of Chicanos with their Indian past. It matters not what etymologies are ascribed to the word "Chicano"; the distinction...

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