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Mythohistorical Interventions : The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies

Author: Lee Bebout
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
Series: Critical American studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
""Mythohistorical Interventions"" explores how myth and history impacted the social struggle of the Chicano movement and the postmovement years. Drawing on archival materials and political speeches as well as music and protest poetry, Lee Bebout scrutinizes the ideas that emerged from the effort to organize and legitimize the Chicano movement's aims. Examining the deployment of the Aztec eagle by the United Farm  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Bebout
ISBN: 1452946914 9781452946917 9780816670864 0816670862 9780816670871 0816670870
OCLC Number: 1162491585
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (258 p.).
Contents: Introduction : mythohistorical interventions at the intersection of American studies and Chicana/o studies --
Locating the mythohistorical : three tales in the struggle for hegemony --
Hero making in el movimiento : Reies López Tijerina and the Chicano nationalist imaginary --
Of mothers and revolucionarias : movement Chicanas fashioning a feminism of their own --
Queer genealogies : Chicana lesbian feminism & the post-movement era --
Conclusion : echoes of el movimiento and other mythohistorical interventions.
Series Title: Critical American studies series.
Responsibility: Lee Bebout.


The importance of myth, symbol, and image in the Chicano movement and beyond.  Read more...


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