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Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933
Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933
by Rodolfo F. Acuna
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In the San Joaquin Valley Cotton Strike of 1933, frenzied cotton farmers murdered three strikers, intentionally starved at least nine infants, wounded dozens of people, and arrested more. While the story of this incident has been recounted from the... (read more)

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Cultural Studies of the Americas #19: Cuban Palimpsests
Cultural Studies of the Americas #19: Cuban Palimpsests
by Jose Quiroga
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Four decades ago, the Cuban revolution captured the worlds attention and imagination. Its impact around the world was as much cultural as geopolitical. Within Cuba, the state developed a strictly defined national and collective memory that led directly... (read more)

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Multiple Origins Common Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future
Multiple Origins Common Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future
by Marta Tienda
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Given current demographic trends, nearly one in five U.S. residents will be of Hispanic origin by 2025. This major demographic shift and its implications for both the United States and the growing Hispanic population make "Multiple Origins, Uncertain... (read more)

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Latino Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic
Latino Chronology: Chronologies of the American Mosaic
by D. H. Figueredo
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From the first Latinos' arrival in pre-Columbian America to the Alamo, Santeria, Desi Arnaz, the exodus from Castro's Cuba, and the 2006 immigration rallies, this volume illuminates the most critical—and some not as well-known—events in... (read more)

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Latino/Hispanic Liaisons and Visions for Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Latino/Hispanic Liaisons and Visions for Human Behavior in the Social Environment
by Deborah G. Osborne
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Add to your knowledge of Latino/Hispanic diversity, attitudes, behaviors, and experiences to provide more effective services Latino-Hispanic Liaisons and Visions for Human Behavior in the Social Environment dispels pervasive historical and contemporary... (read more)

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Uncovering the Past: Documentary Readers in American History #3: Mexican American Voices: A Documentary Reader
Uncovering the Past: Documentary Readers in American History #3: Mexican American Voices: A Documentary Reader
by Steven Mintz
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Mexican Americans are the youngest and fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. They are also among the nation's oldest communities, with a rich and complex history that has largely been overlooked. In this volume, Steven Mintz seeks to restore... (read more)

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Presidential Breakdowns in Latin America: Causes and Outcomes of Executive Instability in Developing Democracies
Presidential Breakdowns in Latin America: Causes and Outcomes of Executive Instability in Developing Democracies
by Mariana Llanos
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This volume is the first comprehensive analysis of a new type of executive instability without regime instability in Latin America referred to as “presidential breakdown.” It includes a theoretical introduction framing the debate within the... (read more)

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Resiliency and Success: Migrant Children in the U. S.
Resiliency and Success: Migrant Children in the U. S.
by Encarnacion Garza
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This book elucidates the amazing life journeys of academically successful migrant students. Most literature on Hispanic students - especially the children of migrant farm workers who have been referred to as the 'invisible children' or the children of... (read more)

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White But Not Equal: Mexican Americans, Jury Discrimination, and the Supreme Court
White But Not Equal: Mexican Americans, Jury Discrimination, and the Supreme Court
by Ignacio M. Garcia
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In 1952 in Edna, Texas, Pete Hernández, a twenty-one-year-old cotton picker, got into a fight with several men and was dragged from a tavern, robbed, and beaten. Upon reaching his home he collected his .22-caliber rifle, walked two miles back... (read more)

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Salvadoran Migration to Southern California: Redefining El Hermano Lejano (New World Diasporas)
Salvadoran Migration to Southern California: Redefining El Hermano Lejano (New World Diasporas)
by Beth Baker-cristales
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Beth Baker-Cristales describes the ways in which migrants create multiple--and sometimes contradictory--relations to the states in which they live, demonstrating how the state becomes a central actor in the processes of globalization and transnationalism.... (read more)

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New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South
New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South
by Helen B. Marrow
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New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles have long been shaped by immigration. These gateway cities have traditionally been assumed to be the major flashpoints in American debates over immigration policy—but the reality on the ground is proving... (read more)

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Security in Paraguay: Analysis and Responses in Comparative Perspective (International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School)
Security in Paraguay: Analysis and Responses in Comparative Perspective (International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School)
by James L. Cavallaro
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The perception of rising insecurity has plagued Paraguay over the past decade as the country has continued its transition from authoritarian to democratic rule. At the same time, reforms of the penal code and the code of criminal procedure have been... (read more)

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Voices from the Nueva Frontera: Latino Immigration in Dalton, Georgia
Voices from the Nueva Frontera: Latino Immigration in Dalton, Georgia
by Donald E. Davis
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“This book will serve as a valuable resource for  other scholars in their attempts to better understand how Latino newcomers are transforming their new homes in this country.” —Melvin Delgado, author of Social Work with Latinos: A... (read more)

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Behind Bars: Latino/as and Prison in the United States
Behind Bars: Latino/as and Prison in the United States
by Suzanne Oboler
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Prisons and the multiple ways that Latino/as have developed to combat the pervasive inhumane acts visited on them are the core of this anthology. Its combination of scholarly presentations, interviews, poetry, visual arts, and narratives of the inmates'... (read more)

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Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933
Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933
by Rodolfo F. Acuna
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In the San Joaquin Valley Cotton Strike of 1933, frenzied cotton farmers murdered three strikers, intentionally starved at least nine infants, wounded dozens of people, and arrested more. While the story of this incident has been recounted from the... (read more)

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Expressing New Mexico: Nuevomexicano Creativity, Ritual, and Memory
Expressing New Mexico: Nuevomexicano Creativity, Ritual, and Memory
by Phillip B. Gonzales
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The culture of the Nuevomexicanos, forged by Spanish-speaking residents of New Mexico over the course of many centuries, is known for its richness and diversity. Expressing New Mexico contributes to a present-day renaissance of research on Nuevomexicano... (read more)

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Conversations Across Our America: Talking about Immigration and the Latinoization of the United States
Conversations Across Our America: Talking about Immigration and the Latinoization of the United States
by Louis G. Mendoza
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In the summer of 2007, Louis G. Mendoza set off on a bicycle trip across the United States with the intention of conducting a series of interviews along the way. Wanting to move beyond the media's limited portrayal of immigration as a conflict between... (read more)

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Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Painting, the Legend and the Reality
Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Painting, the Legend and the Reality
by John F. Moffitt
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Originally published in Spanish, this volume provides an in-depth study of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It places the work within the context of art history as well as local contemporary events. The mundane origin of the painting is fully traced and... (read more)

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On the Border
On the Border
by Andrew Grant (edt) Wood
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A stunningly beautiful backdrop where cultures meet, meld, and thrive, the U.S.Mexico borderlands is one of the most dynamic regions in the Americas. On the Border explores little-known corners of this fascinating area of the world in a rich collection... (read more)

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Latina/o Sexualities: Probing Powers, Passions, Practices, and Policies
Latina/o Sexualities: Probing Powers, Passions, Practices, and Policies
by Marysol Asencio
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Latina/os are currently the largest minority population in the United States. They are also one of the fastest growing. Yet, we have very limited research and understanding of their sexualities. Instead, stereotypical images flourish even though scholars... (read more)

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