Mexicans in the making of America /

"Mexicans in the Making of America examines the impact of Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants on U.S. culture, politics, and economy since the 1848 U.S.-Mexican War, when the United States seized the northern half of Mexico--the present-day states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas...

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Main Author: Foley, Neil.
Format: Book
Published:Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: "America's changing colors"
  • The genesis of Mexican America
  • No estás en tu casa
  • Becoming good neighbors
  • Defending the hemisphere
  • Braceros and the "wetback" invasion
  • The Chicano movement
  • Brave new mundo
  • Fortress America
  • Epilogue: "We are America."