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Rewriting the Chicano movement : new histories of Mexican American activism in the civil rights era

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"Rewriting the Chicano Movement is an insightful new history of the Chicano Movement that expands the meaning and understanding of this seminal historical period in Chicano history. The essays intr...

"Rewriting the Chicano Movement is an insightful new history of the Chicano Movement that expands the meaning and understanding of this seminal historical period in Chicano history. The essays introduce new individuals and struggles previously omitted from Chicano Movement history."--

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edited by Mario T. García and Ellen McCracken
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  • Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2021
  • ©2021
Physical Details
  • viii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBNs
0816541450, 9780816542611, 081654297X, 9780816542970, 9780816541454, 0816542619
OCLC
on1235599070, on1224584357

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

  • Introduction: The Chicano movement, Chicano history, and the new American narrative / Mario T. García -- Precursor of the Chicano movement : Walkout! The 1936 El Paso school strike / Mario T. García -- Breaking barriers for inclusion: Chicanas running for public office and the Chicana/o civil rights movement in Texas / Tiffany Jasmin González -- La Caravana de la Reconquista : the Brown Berets contest memories of conquest / Omar Valerio-Jiménez -- From Siqueiros to SPARC : The historical and ideological roots of a Chicana mural movement / Juan Pablo Mercado -- Chale con la Guerra: the Chicano antiwar movement in Houston, 1965-1975 / Jesús Jesse Esparza -- An insider's story of the Chicano movement : Roque García of Santa Fe / Ellen McCracken Taking Chicanoa and solidarity murals seriously / Holly Barnet-Sanchez and Tim Drescher -- Blowout! The testimonio of Mita Cuarón and the 1968 East Los Angeles walkouts / Andrea Muñoz -- The Chicano moving image on walls and media activism / Michael Anthony Turcios -- "We were in a foreign land" : the Chicano movement in Fresno county / Patrick Fontes

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