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Mexican voices/American dreams : an oral history of Mexican immigration to the United States

Author: Marilyn P Davis
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Oral histories of Mexican American immigrants, "their families, friends, employers, and descendants."
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn P Davis
ISBN: 0805012168 9780805012163
OCLC Number: 21150684
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 446 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Push-pull --
Ballad of the immigrant: the long history of Mexican migration --
I will buy you the moon: the reasons for going --
Two dollars an hour: the employees --
Part II. Passage --
To cross is to die a little: crossing the border --
The white man and the chicken keeper win: El Coyote --
How they have suffered for me: those they left behind --
Part III. El Norte --
Breathless: dreams versus reality --
Those who come to immigrate: life in the United States --
Up with the raza: the best and the brightest --
Part IV. The future --
When you sing there are no borders: the artists --
Those they call chicano: the children, part I ; the children's children, part II --
El Corrido Nuevo: a new verse.
Responsibility: Marilyn P. Davis.
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Oral histories of Mexican American immigrants, "their families, friends, employers, and descendants."

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