Latinidad: Transnational Cultures in the

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Deportes

The Making of a Sporting Mexican Diaspora

Rutgers University Press

Deportes uncovers the hidden experiences of Mexican male and female athletes, teams and leagues and their supporters who fought for a more level playing field on both sides of the border. They proved that they could compete in a wide variety of sports at amateur, semiprofessional, Olympic and professional levels.

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East of East

The Making of Greater El Monte

Rutgers University Press

East of East: The Making of Greater El Monte is an edited collection of thirty-one essays that trace the experience of a California community over three centuries. Employing traditional historical scholarship, oral history, and creative nonfiction, it provides a radical new history of El Monte and South El Monte.

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East of East

The Making of Greater El Monte

Rutgers University Press

East of East: The Making of Greater El Monte is an edited collection of thirty-one essays that trace the experience of a California community over three centuries. Employing traditional historical scholarship, oral history, and creative nonfiction, it provides a radical new history of El Monte and South El Monte.

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Becoming Transnational Youth Workers

Independent Mexican Teenage Migrants and Pathways of Survival and Social Mobility

Rutgers University Press

Becoming Transnational Youth Workers contests mainstream notions of adolescence with its study of a cross-section of Mexican immigrant youths. Preceding the latest wave of Central American children and teenagers now fleeing violence in their homelands, the book examines a group of Mexican teenage migrants who immigrated to New York City in the early 2000s.

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Parcels

Memories of Salvadoran Migration

Rutgers University Press

Anastario investigates the social memories of rural Salvadorans from an area that was heavily impacted by the Salvadoran Civil War, which fueled a mass exodus to the U.S. By working with travelers who exchanged parcels containing food, medicine, photographs and letters, Anastario tells the story behind parcels and illuminates their larger cultural and structural significance.

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Forging Arizona

A History of the Peralta Land Grant and Racial Identity in the West

Rutgers University Press

In Forging Arizona Anita Huizar-Hernández looks back at a bizarre nineteenth-century land grant scheme that tests the limits of how ideas about race, citizenship, and national expansion are forged.  An important addition to extant scholarship on the U.S. Southwest,  this book recovers a forgotten case that reminds readers that the borders that divide  are only as stable as the narratives that define them. 

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