Daniel D. Arreola

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The Mexican Border Cities

Landscape Anatomy and Place Personality

The University of Arizona Press
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Tejano South Texas

A Mexican American Cultural Province

University of Texas Press

How Texans of Mexican ancestry have established a cultural province in this Texas-Mexico borderland that is unlike any other Mexican American region.

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Hispanic Spaces, Latino Places

Community and Cultural Diversity in Contemporary America

University of Texas Press

Sixteen geographers and two sociologists map the regional and cultural diversity of the Hispanic/Latino population of the United States.

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Postcards from the Chihuahua Border

Revisiting a Pictorial Past, 1900s–1950s

The University of Arizona Press

Daniel D. Arreola’s Postcards from the Chihuahua Border is a colorful and dynamic visual history of Mexico’s northern border. Drawing on more than three decades of archival work, Arreola invites the reader to time travel, to revisit another era—the first half of the last century—when the border towns of Ciudad Juárez, Ojinaga, and Palomas were framed and made popular through picture postcards.

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Postcards from the Sonora Border

Visualizing Place Through a Popular Lens, 1900s–1950s

The University of Arizona Press

Between 1900 and the late 1950s, Mexican border towns came of age both as centers of commerce and as tourist destinations. Postcards from the Sonora Border reveals how images—in this case the iconic postcard—shape the way we experience and think about place. Making use of his personal collection of historic images, Daniel D. Arreola captures the evolution of Sonoran border towns, creating a sense of visual “time travel” for the reader. Supported by maps and visual imagery, the author shares the geographical and historical story of five unique border towns—Agua Prieta, Naco, Nogales, Sonoyta, and San Luis Río Colorado.

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Postcards from the Río Bravo Border

Picturing the Place, Placing the Picture, 1900s–1950s

University of Texas Press

Making innovative use of an extensive archive of photo postcards, this historical geography traces the transformation of Mexican border towns into modern cities and destinations for American tourists in the twentieth century.

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Postcards from the Baja California Border

Portraying Townscape and Place, 1900s–1950s

The University of Arizona Press

Postcards from the Baja California Border uses popular historical imagery—the vintage postcard—to tell a compelling, visually enriched geographical story about the border towns of Baja California.

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