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Mexican Americans & World War II / edited by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez.

Contributor(s): Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggi.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiii, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0292706510 (alk. paper); 9780292706514 (alk. paper); 0292706812 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780292706811 (pbk. : alk. paper).Other title: Mexican Americans and World War II.Subject(s): Mexican Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th centur | United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-194 | United States -- Race relation | World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects -- United State
Contents:
Introduction / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez -- The five Sanchez brothers in World War II : remembrance and discovery / Rita Sanchez -- The beating of private Aguirre : a story about West Texas during World War II / David Montejano -- On the west side : a portrait of Lanier High School during World War II / Julio Noboa -- Lost momentum : World War II and the education of Hispanos in New Mexico / Lynne Marie Getz -- The Mexican American dream and World War II : a view from the Midwest / Dionâicio Valdâes -- Zoot violence on the home front : race, riots, and youth culture during World War II / Luis Alvarez -- What a difference a war makes! / Maria Eva Flores -- Framing racism : newspaper coverage of the Three Rivers incident / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez -- Mexico's wartime intervention on behalf of Mexicans in the United States : a turning of tables / Emilio Zamora -- Rosita the Riveter : welding tradition with wartime transformations / Naomi Quiänonez -- On the nation's periphery : Mexican braceros and the Pacific Northwest railroad industry, 1943-1946 / Erasmo Gambo
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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E184 .M5 M513 2005 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001885359

"Selected readings": p. [291]-298.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez -- The five Sanchez brothers in World War II : remembrance and discovery / Rita Sanchez -- The beating of private Aguirre : a story about West Texas during World War II / David Montejano -- On the west side : a portrait of Lanier High School during World War II / Julio Noboa -- Lost momentum : World War II and the education of Hispanos in New Mexico / Lynne Marie Getz -- The Mexican American dream and World War II : a view from the Midwest / Dionâicio Valdâes -- Zoot violence on the home front : race, riots, and youth culture during World War II / Luis Alvarez -- What a difference a war makes! / Maria Eva Flores -- Framing racism : newspaper coverage of the Three Rivers incident / Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez -- Mexico's wartime intervention on behalf of Mexicans in the United States : a turning of tables / Emilio Zamora -- Rosita the Riveter : welding tradition with wartime transformations / Naomi Quiänonez -- On the nation's periphery : Mexican braceros and the Pacific Northwest railroad industry, 1943-1946 / Erasmo Gambo

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