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Calexico : true lives of the borderlands

Author: Peter Laufer
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Calexico creates a new border narrative and an authoritative blueprint for change. Through interviews, on-the-scene reporting, and historical analysis, Calexico contextualizes the region as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Laufer
ISBN: 9780816529513 0816529515
OCLC Number: 703623730
Description: xxvii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Monday : "where California and Mexico meet!" --
Tuesday : whither Calexico? Whither all of us when it's 100 in the shade! --
Wednesday : crossing the border(s) --
Thursday : efficiency is security --
Friday : you can make it here --
Saturday : going home.
Responsibility: Peter Laufer.

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