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Mexican Americans & World War II / edited by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: E184.M5 M513 2005

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    Summary
    A valuable book and the first significant scholarship on Mexican Americans in World War II. Up to 750,000 Mexican American men served in World War II, earning more Medals of Honor and other decorations in proportion to their numbers than any other ethnic group.
    Variant Title
    Mexican Americans and World War II
    Format
    Book
    Published
    Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005
    Locale
    United States
    Chicanos
    USA
    Edition
    1st ed
    Contents
    Introduction / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez
    The five Sanchez brothers in World War II : remembrance and discovery / Rita Sanchez
    The beating of private Aguirre : a story about West Texas during World War II / David Montejano
    On the west side : a portrait of Lanier High School during World War II / Julio Noboa
    Lost momentum : World War II and the education of Hispanos in New Mexico / Lynne Marie Getz
    The Mexican American dream and World War II : a view from the Midwest / Dionício Valdés
    Zoot violence on the home front : race, riots, and youth culture during World War II / Luis Alvarez
    What a difference a war makes! / Maria Eva Flores
    Framing racism : newspaper coverage of the Three Rivers incident / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez
    Mexico's wartime intervention on behalf of Mexicans in the United States : a turning of tables / Emilio Zamora
    Rosita the Riveter : welding tradition with wartime transformations / Naomi Quiñonez
    On the nation's periphery : Mexican braceros and the Pacific Northwest railroad industry, 1943-1946 / Erasmo Gamboa.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie.
    Notes
    "Selected readings": pages 291-298.
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Introduction / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez -- The five Sanchez brothers in World War II : remembrance and discovery / Rita Sanchez -- The beating of private Aguirre : a story about West Texas during World War II / David Montejano -- On the west side : a portrait of Lanier High School during World War II / Julio Noboa -- Lost momentum : World War II and the education of Hispanos in New Mexico / Lynne Marie Getz -- The Mexican American dream and World War II : a view from the Midwest / Dionício Valdés -- Zoot violence on the home front : race, riots, and youth culture during World War II / Luis Alvarez -- What a difference a war makes! / Maria Eva Flores -- Framing racism : newspaper coverage of the Three Rivers incident / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez -- Mexico's wartime intervention on behalf of Mexicans in the United States : a turning of tables / Emilio Zamora -- Rosita the Riveter : welding tradition with wartime transformations / Naomi Quiñonez -- On the nation's periphery : Mexican braceros and the Pacific Northwest railroad industry, 1943-1946 / Erasmo Gamboa.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    0292706510
    9780292706514
    0292706812
    9780292706811
    Physical Description
    xiii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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