Major Problems in Mexican American History

ISBN-10: 0395845556
ISBN-13: 9780395845554
Edition: 1999
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Description: This volume in theMajor Problems in American Historyseries chronicles the history of Mexican-Americans from the pre-Colonial era through the present.

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List price: $127.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 11/11/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

This volume in theMajor Problems in American Historyseries chronicles the history of Mexican-Americans from the pre-Colonial era through the present.

Thomas Paterson is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. In addition to being the General Editor of Houghton Mifflin'sMajor Problemsseries, he is co-author ofMajor Problems in American Foreign Relations,5/e, (Houghton Mifflin, 2000) andA People and A Nation,6/e (Houghton Mifflin, 2001). In addition to authoring several books and editing collections of essays on the history of U.S. Foreign Relations, he served as senior editor of the four-volumeEncyclopedia of American Foreign Relations(1997). He is part president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Note: Each chapter concludes with Further Reading
Interpreting the Chicano Past Essays
Alternative Approaches to Chicano History
Recent Approaches to Chicano History
Chicano/a Historians and the Revision of Western History
The Precolonial Period Documents A Franciscan Friar
Describes the Land and People of New Mexico, 1541
Spain Asserts Control over the Indians of Nueva Galicia, Mexico, 1570
The Pueblo Indian's Call for War, 1680
Reports on Pacifying the Indians in California, 1781
Describes the Apaches, 1796 Essays
Cultural Roots of Ancient Southwest Indias
The Indians of the Southwest in 1492
Sexual Violence and the Politics of Conquest in Alta California
Early Mexicano Communities on the Northern Frontier, the Spanish Colonial Period to 1821 Documents
Visits New Mexico, 1760
Reports on Early Settlements in Texas, 1767
Recounts the Uprising at Yuma, Arizona, 1781
Describes the Mission Indians of Carmel, California, 1786
Justice of the Peace Cornelio Vigil Restores a Land Grant to New Mexican Citizens, 1842 Essays
Gender, Race, and Culture in the History of the California
Spanish Texas and Borderlands Historiography
Early Mexicano Life and Society in the Southwest, 18211846 Documents
Recalls Early California, 1823
Describes the California Missions, 1826
Reports on the Texas-Coahuila Territory, 18281829
Gives an Eyewitness Account of the Siege of the Alamo, 1836
Recalls Pioneer Life in Colorado's
In the Early Nineteenth Century
Gregg Paints a Picture of
Offers an Opinion of La Tules Essays
Mythmaking and the Texas
Revolution Holly Beachley Brear, Creating the Myth of the Alamo
Mexican Americans After the Mexican War, 18481860 Documents
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Establishes Borders, 1848
Secretary of State James Buchanan Reacts to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, 1848
Reflects on the Life of Joaquin Murieta, 1850
A California Newspaper Condemns Violence Against Mexicans, 1856
Comments on the Customs of the Spanish-speaking New Mexicans, 1857
Reviews Mexican Land Claims in California, 1857<c>John Hittel!2</c><f>Hittel!2, John</f>
The Origins of Nativism in California
Anglo American Stereotypes of Californianas
Life for Mexicans in Texas After the 1836 Revolution
Conflict and Community Among Mexican Americans in the Southwest
Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries Documents
Mexico&#039;s Investigative Commission Reports on Violence and Theft Along the Texas-Mexico Border, 1873
Otero Remembers New Mexico, 1880
Blancas Announce Their Platform, 1890
The Californio "First Families" Are Recalled, 1891
Is Immortalized in Song, 1901 Essays
The Unmarried Women of Santa Fe, 18501880
Chicano/a Frontier and Regional Communities in the Southwest
Struggle and Strife: Social Conditions of Mexican Americans, 19101917 Documents
Victor S. Clark Comments on Changes in Mexican Immigration to the United States, 1908
The Reverend Pedro Grado Addresses El Congreso Mexicanista, 1911
Flores de Andrade Recalls Her Revolutionary Activity as an Immigrant in El Paso, Texas, 1911
Analyses Increases in Mexican Immigration, 1912
"Los sediciosos" (The Seditionists) Commemorates Mexican American Resistance in South Texas, 1915 Essays
Mexican Immigrant Women in El Paso, Texas Emilio Zamora, Mexican Voluntary Organizations of South Texas
The Mexican Immigrant Experience, 19171928 Documents
Assesses Protestant Religious Work Among Mexicans, 1923
Reports on Colorado Mexicans, 1924
Surveys Mexican Life in Chicago, 1928
Defends Mexican Immigrants, 1929
Outlines a Program for Americanizing the Mexicans, 1931
Describes Mexican Immigrant Life in Los Angeles, 1920s Essays
Mexican Immigrants in the Midwest Vicki L. Ruiz, The Acculturation of Young Mexican American Women
Mexican Americans in the Great Depression, 19291941 Documents
U.S. Commissioner General of Immigration Reports on Mexican Immigration, 1931
Assails Mexican Repatriation from California, 1933
Recounts Events Leading to Mediation of the California Cotton Pickers Strike, 1933
Recalls Relatives Working with the Civilian Conservation Corps Near Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1930s
Looks Back at Jobs with the Civilian Conservation Corps and the National Youth Administration in Northern New Mexico, 1930s
Remembers the Civil Works Administration Camps in El Paso, Texas, 1934
Describes the Deportation of Jesus Palleres, 1936
Reminisces About Labor Organizing in San Antonio, Texas, 19361938 Essays
Oral History and Mexicana Farmworkers Maria E. Montoya, The Civilian Conservation Corps in Northern New Mexico
Mexican Americans and World War II, 19411945 Documents
Discusses Mexican Americans in Military Service, 19421
The Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs Applauds the Mexican American War Effort, 1943
Los Angeles Times Appeals for and End to the Zoot Suit wars, 1943
The Citizen&#039;s Committee for the Defense of Mexican American Youth Reports on the Sleepy Lagoon Case, 1943
Recalls Her Experiences at a California Lockheed Plane Factory, 1944
Testifies on Job Discrimination Against Mexican Americans in War Defense Industries, 1945 Essays
An Interpretation of the Causes of the Zoot-Suit
The Contributions of Mexican American Women Workers in the Midwest to the War Effort
Mexican Americans in the Cold War Years, 19451960 Documents
Westminister School District Addresses School Segregation, 1946
Offers a Dismal Report on Mexican Americans, 1947
Analyzes Eduardo Roybal&#039;s Election to the Los Angeles City Council, 1949
Warns of the Problem of Undocumented Mexican Immigration, 1949
The American GI Forum and the Texas State Federation of Labor Condemn Undocumented Mexican Immigration, 1953 Essays
The Asociacion Nacional Mexico-Americana (ANMA)

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