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Mexican Chicago : race, identity, and nation, 1916-39

Author: Gabriela F Arredondo
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2008.
Series: Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial series.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges static definitions of "American" and underlying assumptions of assimilation. The author contends that because of the revolutionary context from which they came, Mexicans in Chicago between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriela F Arredondo
ISBN: 9780252032691 0252032691 9780252074974 0252074971
OCLC Number: 123818215
Description: xii, 255 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Al norte --
Mexican Chicago --
The Mexican problem --
Striations within --
Mexicans emergent.
Series Title: Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial series.
Responsibility: Gabriela F. Arredondo.
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"Arredondo paints a portrait of Mexican Chicago in the early 20th century, focusing on five zones of contact: housing patterns, work and labor relations, politics, commerce, and heterosocial Read more...

 
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Nuanced Yet Incomplete

by robert_borneman (WorldCat user published 2009-06-07) Very Good Permalink

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Arredondo’s work clearly owes a great deal to the mentors she mentions in her acknowledgements (ix).  In terms of the careful circumscription of her topic (Mexicans in Chicago,...
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Complex and Insightful

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Mexican Chicago: Race, Identity, and Nation By Gabriela F. Arredondo 

Arredondo's work clearly owes a great deal to the mentors she mentions in her acknowledgements (ix). In terms of the careful circumscription of her topic (Mexicans...
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