9780415943932

A Century of Chicano History: Empire, Nations and Migration

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415943932

  • ISBN10:

    0415943930

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2003-06-06
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

In the best traditions of U.S. critical scholarship from Beard to Genovese and beyond, this book offers a definitive account of the interdependent histories of the U.S. and Mexico as well as the making of the Chicano population in America while providing a history of 20th Century Mexico and its cultural interactions with the US. By employing a neo-Marxist approach, the authors skillfully link history to contemporary issues, emphasizing the overlooked significance of late 19th and 20th century U.S. economic expansionism to European in the formation of the Mexican community. By doing so, the reader offers a timely and significant revision of the of the origins of the increasing Mexican-American population of the United States, illuminating the deep connection between US domination over Mexico-demanding attention to the past, present, and future course of Chicano history.

Author Biography

Gilbert G. Gonzalez and Raul A. Fernandez are professors at the School of Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction One Hundred Years of Chicano History xi
Chicano History
1(28)
Transcending Cultural Models
Empire and the Origins of Twentieth-Century Migration from Mexico to the United States
29(38)
The Ideology and Practice of Empire
67(30)
The United States, Mexico, and Mexican Immigrants
Agency, Gender, and Migration
97(26)
The Integration of Mexican Workers into the U.S. Economy
123(26)
Denying Empire
149(32)
The Journal of American History on the Ideological Warpath
Conclusion Chicano History into the Twenty-first Century 181(20)
Subject Index 201(4)
Author Index 205

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