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Becoming Mexican American : ethnicity, culture, and identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945

Author: George J Sanchez
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study describes Mexican migration to Los Angeles between 1900 and 1943 (the year of riots in which Mexican-Americans clashed violently with the Los Angeles police). It examines the acculturation  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sanchez, George J.
Becoming Mexican American.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)1250227419
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George J Sanchez
ISBN: 0195069900 9780195069907 0195096487 9780195096484
OCLC Number: 27172116
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 1994 Robert G. Athearn Award from the Western History Association Winner of the 1994 Theodore Saloutos Memorial Book Award from the Immigration History Society Winner of the 1994 Pacific Coast Branch Book Award.
Description: xiv, 367 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part One. Crossing borders : Farewell homeland --
Across the dividing line --
Newcomers in the City of Angels --
Part Two. Divided loyalties : Americanizartion and the Mexican immigrant --
The 'New Nationalism, ' Mexican style --
Part Three. Shifting homelands : Family life and the search for stability --
The sacred and the profane : Religious adaptations --
Familiar sounds of change : Music and the growth of mass culture --
Workers and consumers : A community emerges --
Part Four. Ambivalent Americanism : Where is home? The dilemma of repatriation --
Forging a new politics of opposition --
The rise of the second generation --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: George J. Sánchez.
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Becoming Mexican American makes a significant contribution to Chicano historiography through its examination of the dynamics of Mexican American life in Los Angeles....Sanchez should be praised for Read more...

 
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