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The Mexican American experience : an encyclopedia

Author: Matt S Meier; Margo Gutiérrez
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mexican Americans are rapidly becoming the largest minority in the United States, playing a vital role in the culture of the American Southwest and beyond. This A-to-Z guide offers comprehensive coverage of the Mexican American experience." "Entries range from figures such as Corky Gonzales, Joan Baez, and Nancy Lopez to general entries on bilingual education, assimilation, border culture, and southwestern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matt S Meier; Margo Gutiérrez
ISBN: 0313316430 9780313316432
OCLC Number: 52295754
Description: xxix, 456 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Administration, academic --
Administration, government --
Agriculture --
Bilingualism --
Border --
Business / Commerce --
Civic Leadership --
Civil Rights --
Community --
Discrimination --
Education, classroom --
Education, scholarship --
Engineering --
Finance --
Fine arts --
Immigration --
Journalism / Publishing --
Labor --
Land grant issues --
Law / legal cases --
Legislation --
Literature, poetry --
Literature, prose --
Medicine --
Migration --
Military --
Movimiento --
Organizations --
Performing arts --
Politics / government --
Religion --
Science --
Social activism --
Sports --
Terminology.
Responsibility: Matt S. Meier and Margo Gutiérrez.

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A-to-Z entries covers this erumpent minority's experience from the arts to religion, popular culture, science, technology, business, and government.  Read more...

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