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Major Problems in Mexican American History (Major Problems in American History Series)

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< p> This volume in the < i> Major Problems in American History< /i> series chronicles the history of Mexican-Americans from the pre-Colonial era through the present.< /p>

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This volume in the Major Problems in American History series chronicles the history of Mexican-Americans from the pre-Colonial era through the present.

Synopsis:

This volume in the Major Problems in American History series chronicles the history of Mexican-Americans from the pre-Colonial era through the present.

About the Author

Thomas Paterson is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. In addition to being the General Editor of Houghton Mifflin's Major Problems series, he is co-author of Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, 5/e, (Houghton Mifflin, 2000) and A People and A Nation, 6/e (Houghton Mifflin, 2001). In addition to authoring several books and editing collections of essays on the history of U.S. Foreign Relations, he served as senior editor of the four-volume Encyclopedia of American Foreign Relations (1997). He is part president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Table of Contents

Interpreting the Chicano past: Alternative approaches to Chicano history / G.G. Gonzalez and R. Fernandez; Recent approaches to Chicano history / A.M. Saragoza — Precolonial period: Pueblo Indians call for war, 1680; Cultural roots of ancient Southwest Indians / C.G. Velez-Ibanez; Sexual violence and the politics of conquest in Alta California / A.I. Castaneda — Early Mexicano communities on the Northern frontier, the Spanish colonial period to 1821: Bishop Pedro Tamaron y Romeral visits New Mexico, 1760; Gender, race, and culture in the history of the California frontier / A.I. Castaneda — Early Mexicano life and society in the Southwest, 1821-1846: Joshua Gregg paints a picture of La Tules; Creating the myth of the Alamo / H.B. Brear — Mexican Americans after the Mexican War, 1848-1860: John Rollin Ridge reflects on the life of Joaquin Murieta, 1850; Origins of nativism in California / L. Pitt — Conflict and community among Mexican Americans in the Southwest, late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: Gregorio Cortez is immortalized in song, 1901; Unmarried women of Santa Fe, 1850-1880 / D.J. Gonzalez Cont. in Annot.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395845554
Author:
Paterson, Thomas
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Editor:
Vargas, Zaragosa
Author:
Vargas, Zaragosa (Zaragosa Vargas)
Author:
Vargas, Zaragosa
Location:
Boston
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Mexican Americans -- History.
Subject:
US History-General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Major Problems in American History Series
Series Volume:
ser. C (II) 94
Publication Date:
November 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.18x6.48x.66 in. 1.30 lbs.

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