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Ethnicity in the Sunbelt : Mexican Americans in Houston / Arnoldo De León.

By: De León, Arnoldo, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: University of Houston series in Mexican American studies: no. 4.Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2001Edition: 1st Texas A & M University Press ed.Description: xviii, 277 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 158544149X (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781585441495 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston -- Ethnic identity | Mexican Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Texas -- Houston | Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Houston -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Hispanic American neighborhoods -- Texas -- Houston -- History -- 20th century | Ethnicity -- Texas -- Houston -- History -- 20th century | Houston (Tex.) -- Ethnic relations | Houston (Tex.) -- Social conditions -- 20th centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Ethnicity in the sunbelt.DDC classification: 976.4/14110046872
Contents:
The making of a colonia -- Houston's "Little Mexico" : a city within a city, 1920-1930 -- "La Crisis," 1930-1940 -- Intellectual and cultural continuity and change, 1930-1945 -- Loyal citizens of the United States -- The post-war community, 1945-1960 : towards a new ethnicity -- The LULAC era, 1945-1960 -- Mexicans in Space City, USA, 1960-1975 -- "El movimiento" : divergent political directions, 1960-1970 -- Politics of diversity, 1970-1975 -- Moderation and inclusion, 1975-1980s -- La colonia hispania in the 1980s -- The "Hispanic mecca of Texas."
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This edition includes new preface and concluding chapter.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The making of a colonia -- Houston's "Little Mexico" : a city within a city, 1920-1930 -- "La Crisis," 1930-1940 -- Intellectual and cultural continuity and change, 1930-1945 -- Loyal citizens of the United States -- The post-war community, 1945-1960 : towards a new ethnicity -- The LULAC era, 1945-1960 -- Mexicans in Space City, USA, 1960-1975 -- "El movimiento" : divergent political directions, 1960-1970 -- Politics of diversity, 1970-1975 -- Moderation and inclusion, 1975-1980s -- La colonia hispania in the 1980s -- The "Hispanic mecca of Texas."

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ARNOLDO DE LEÓN holds the C. J. "Red" Davidson Endowed Professorship in History at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. A member of the Texas Institute of Letters and a fellow of the Texas State Historical Association, he has written a number of important books and many articles on Mexican Americans in Texas. He earned his Ph.D. at Texas Christian University.

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