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Making the Mission

Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

by Ocean Howell

<p>In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, residents of the city’s iconic Mission District bucked the city-wide development plan, defiantly announcing that in their neighborhood, they would be calling the shots. Ever since, the ...

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Mestizo State

Reading Race in Modern Mexico

by Joshua Lund

<DIV><P><I>The Mestizo State</I> examines how the ideas, images, and public discourse around race, nation, and citizen formation have been transformed in Mexico from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Starting with the Porfiriato, Joshua

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Mexican American Baseball in East Los Angeles

by Richard A. Santillán, Richard Peña, Teresa M. Santillán & others

<p>Mexican American Baseball in East Los Angeles highlights the unforgettable teams, players, and coaches who graced the hallowed fields of East Los Angeles between 1917 and 2016 and brought immense joy and honor to their neighborhoods. Off the ...

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Mexican American Baseball in El Paso

by Richard A. Santillan, Eric Enders, Pete G. Flores & others

<p>Mexican American Baseball in El Paso chronicles the vibrant and colorful history of baseball in the El Paso-Juárez border region. For more than a century, baseball along the border has served as a means of bringing together people of all ...

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Mexican American Baseball in Houston and Southeast Texas

by Richard A. Santillán, Joseph Thompson, Mikaela Selley & others

<p>Mexican American Baseball in Houston and Southeast Texas pays tribute to the baseball and softball players and teams from Houston, Sugar Land, Texas City, Richmond, and other surrounding communities in the region. Since the early 1900s, this ...

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Mexican American Baseball in South Texas

by Richard A. Santillán, Gregory Garrett, Juan D. Coronado & others

Mexican American Baseball in South Texas pays tribute to the former baseball teams and players from Edinburg, McAllen, Mission, Pharr, Donna, Alamo, San Juan, Brownsville, Harlingen, and other surrounding communities. From the late 19th century ...

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Mexican American Baseball in the San Fernando Valley

by Richard A. Santillan, Victoria C. Norton, Christopher Docter & others

Mexican American Baseball in the San Fernando Valley explores the teams and players that dotted the valley landscape throughout the 20th century. In a time and place where Mexican Americans were closed off from many city recreation centers, ...

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Mexican American Baseball in Ventura County

by Richard A. Santillán, José M. Alamillo, Anna Bermúdez & others

<p>Mexican American Baseball in Ventura County pays tribute to the legendary teams and players from Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Santa Paula, and other surrounding neighborhoods. From the early 20th century through the ...

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Mexican American Psychology: Social, Cultural, and Clinical Perspectives

by Mario A. Tovar

<p>Providing in-depth coverage of the Mexican American population from social, cultural, and psychological (clinical) perspectives, this book promotes the understanding of cultural practices and sociological characteristics of this important ...

ISBN: 9781440841484

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Mexican-Origin Foods, Foodways, and Social Movements

Decolonial Perspectives

by Devon Peña, Luz Calvo, Pancho McFarland & others

<p><strong>Winner, 2018 ASFS (Association for the Study of Food and Society) Book Award, Edited Volume</strong></p> <p>This collection of new essays offers groundbreaking perspectives on the ways that food and foodways serve as an element of ...

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Mexicans in Alaska

An Ethnography of Mobility, Place, and Transnational Life

by Sara V. Komarnisky

<p><em>Mexicans in Alaska</em> analyzes the mobility and experience of place of three generations of migrants who have been moving between Acuitzio del Canje, Michoacán, Mexico, and Anchorage, Alaska, since the 1950s. Based on Sara V. ...

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Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert

La vida no vale nada

by Raquel Rubio-Goldsmith, Celestino Fernández, Jessie K. Finch & others

<p><strong>Winner of the 2017 International Latino Book Award for Best Nonfiction – Multi-Author</strong></p> <p><em>Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert</em> addresses the tragic results of government policies on immigration. The contributors ...

ISBN: 9780816534562

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Migrant Longing

Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

by Miroslava Chávez-García

<p>Drawing upon a personal collection of more than 300 letters exchanged between her parents and other family members across the U.S.-Mexico border, Miroslava Chavez-Garcia recreates and gives meaning to the hope, fear, and longing migrants ...

ISBN: 9781469641041

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Ndi-Igbo of Nigeria

Identity Showcase

by Ndubisi Nwafor-Ejelinma

<p>This book comes, first of all, as the answer to the yearning for more written literature on the identity of the Igbo people of the southeast of Nigeria. The early chapters deal with their geographical and historical identity. Then it holds a ...

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North from Mexico: The Spanish-Speaking People of the United States, 3rd Edition

The Spanish-Speaking People of the United States

by Carey McWilliams, Matt S. Meier & Alma M. García

<p>Carey McWilliams's <em>North From Mexico</em>, first published in 1948, is a classic survey of Chicano history. Now fully updated by Alma M. García to cover the period from 1990 to the present, McWilliams's quintessential book explores all ...

ISBN: 9781440836831

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Of Forests and Fields

Mexican Labor in the Pacific Northwest

by Mario Jimenez Sifuentez

<p>2016 <em>Choice</em> Oustanding Academic Title</p> <p>Just looking at the Pacific Northwest’s many verdant forests and fields, it may be hard to imagine the intense work it took to transform the region into the agricultural powerhouse it is ...

ISBN: 9780813576916

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On The Border Of A Dream

One Mexican Boy's Journey Of Becoming An American Surgeon

by Edgar H Hernandez

<p>"On the Border of a Dream" is an eye-opening and uplifting memoir that tells the true story of a boy from rural Mexico who, at a young age, sets his mind to becoming a pioneering surgeon in the USA. The memoir follows Edgar Hernandez, first ...

ISBN: 9780998921518

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Open Your Heart

Religion and Cultural Poetics of Greater Mexico

by David P. Sandell

<p>In this ethnography of Catholic religious practice in Fresno, California, David P. Sandell unveils ritualized storytelling that Mexican and Mexican American people of faith use to cope with racism and poverty associated with colonial, ...

ISBN: 9780268092894

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Pachucas and Pachucos in Tucson

Situated Border Lives

by Laura L. Cummings

<p>When the Zoot Suit Riots ignited in Los Angeles in 1943, they quickly became headline news across the country. At their center was a series of attacks by U.S. Marines and sailors on young Mexican American men who dressed in distinctive suits ...

ISBN: 9780816532988

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Passing

Two Publics in a Mexican Border City

by Rihan Yeh

<p>Tijuana is the largest of Mexico’s northern border cities, and although it has struggled during the United States’ dramatic escalation of border enforcement, it nonetheless remains deeply connected with California by one of the largest, ...

ISBN: 9780226512075

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