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The other California : land, identity and politics on the Mexican borderlands

Author: Verónica Castillo-Muñoz
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Western histories, 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Other California is the story of working-class communities and how they constituted the racially and ethnically diverse landscape of Baja California. Packed with new and transformative stories, the book examines the interplay of land reform and migratory labor on the peninsula from 1850 to 1954, as governments, foreign investors, and local communities shaped a vibrant and dynamic borderland alongside the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Castillo-Muñoz, Verónica.
Other California.
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016018249
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Verónica Castillo-Muñoz
ISBN: 9780520966727 0520966724
OCLC Number: 1030668074
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 171 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction: the Mexican borderlands --
Building the Mexican borderlands --
The making of Baja California's multicultural society --
Revolution, labor unions, and early movements for land reform in Baja California 1910-1930 --
"Land and liberty": conflict, land reform, and repatriation in the Mexicali Valley, 1930-1940 --
Mexicali's exceptionalism --
Conclusion: the "all Mexican" train.
Series Title: Western histories, 9.
Responsibility: Verónica Castillo-Muñoz.


Migration and intermarriage between Mexican women and men from Asia, Europe, and the United States transformed Baja California into a multicultural society. This book tells the story of working-class  Read more...


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"The Other California is a fine work with broad application and relevance well beyond its Mexican-U.S. context to scholars of ethnicity, race, and migration around the world as well as of borderlands Read more...

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