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Mexican Americans & World War II

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 310 Nombre de pages
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Zusammenfassung Up to 750,000 Mexican American men served in World War II, earning more Medals of Honor and other decorations in p... Lire la suite
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Zusammenfassung Up to 750,000 Mexican American men served in World War II, earning more Medals of Honor and other decorations in proportion to their numbers than any other ethnic group. This book features eleven essays that explore the Mexican American experience in World War II from a variety of personal and scholarly perspectives.

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Introduction Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez; The Five Sanchez Brothers in World War II: Remembrance and Discovery Rita Sanchez; The Beating of Private Aguirre: A Story about West Texas during World War II David Montejano; On the West Side: A Portrait of Lanier High School during World War II Julio Noboa; Lost Momentum: World War II and the Education of Hispanos in New Mexico Lynne Marie Getz; The Mexican American Dream and World War II: A View from the Midwest Dionicio Valdes; Zoot Violence on the Home Front: Race, Riots, and Youth Culture during World War II Luis Alvarez; What a Difference a War Makes! Maria Eva Flores; Framing Racism: Newspaper Coverage of the Three Rivers Incident Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez; Mexico's Wartime Intervention on Behalf of Mexicans in the United States: A Turning of Tables Emilio Zamora; Rosita the Riveter: Welding Tradition with Wartime Transformations Naomi Quinonez; On the Nation's Periphery: Mexican Braceros and the Pacific Northwest Railroad Industry, 1943-1946 Erasmo Gamboa

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Titre: Mexican Americans & World War II
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Code EAN: 9780292706811
ISBN: 978-0-292-70681-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Univ Of Texas Pr
Genre: Sciences de la terre
nombre de pages: 310
Poids: 626g
Taille: H227mm x B156mm x T22mm
Année: 2005

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