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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The largest social movement by people of Mexican descent in the U.S. to date, the Chicano Movement of the 1960s and 70s linked civil rights activism with a new, assertive ethnic identity: Chicano Power! Beginning with the farmworkers' struggle led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta, the Movement expanded to urban areas throughout the Southwest, Midwest... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
In The Chicano Generation , veteran Chicano civil rights scholar Mario T. García provides a rare look inside the struggles of the 1960s and 1970s as they unfolded in Los Angeles. Based on in-depth interviews conducted with three key activists, this book illuminates the lives of Raul Ruiz, Gloria Arellanes, and Rosalio Muñoz?their family histories... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 34.99
This Omnibus E-Book brings together Mario Garcia's landmark books on Latino Studies. The Latino Generation: Voices of the New America Latinos are already the largest minority group in the United States, and experts estimate that by 2050, one out of three Americans will identify themselves as Latino. Though their population and influence are steadily... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99
Latinos are already the largest minority group in the United States, and experts estimate that by 2050, one out of three Americans will identify as Latino. Though their population and influence are steadily rising, stereotypes and misconceptions about Latinos remain, from the assumption that they refuse to learn English to questions of just how "American"... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 24.99
In March 1968, thousands of Chicano students walked out of their East Los Angeles high schools and middle schools to protest decades of inferior and discriminatory education in the so-called "Mexican Schools." During these historic walkouts, or "blowouts," the students were led by Sal Castro, a courageous and charismatic Mexican American teacher who... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Taking us from the open spaces of rural New Mexico and the fields of California's Great Central Valley to the intellectual milieu of student life in Berkeley during the 1950s, this memoir, based on an oral history by Mario T. Garcia, is the powerful and moving testimonio of a young Mexican American woman's struggle to rise out of poverty. more...
- Sheed & Ward 2007; US$ 15.99
Best known as the leader of the farm workers' struggle and of the Latino civil rights movement, Chávez, like Ghandi and Dr. Martin Luther King, was a deeply religious figure whose faith and spirituality guided his public life. The Gospel of César Chávez uses the prolific leader's own words to bring attention to his profound faith and the way this... more...