Latino/a Studies

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Chicana/o Identity in a Changing U.S. Society

The University of Arizona Press

What does it mean to be Chicana/o? That question might not be answered the same as it was a generation ago.

As the United States witnesses a major shift in its population—from a white majority to a country where no single group predominates—the new mix not only affects relations between ethnic groups but also ...

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LoterÃa

The University of Arizona Press

Order this week to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and receive 20% off and a free Lotería game with your purchase! Use the promotional code MAY5. Game offer valid while supplies last.

A pastime, delightful—

Chips, cards, and a table.

The riddles insightful,

the future, unstable!

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Mexican Americans and the Law

The University of Arizona Press

The experience of Mexican Americans in the United States has been marked by oppression at the hands of the legal system—but it has also benefited from successful appeals to the same system. Mexican Americans and the Law illustrates how Mexican Americans have played crucial roles in mounting legal challenges regarding issues ...

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Beloved Land

The University of Arizona Press

Doña Ramona Benítez Franco was born in 1902 on her parents' Arizona ranch and celebrated her hundredth birthday with family and friends in 2002, still living in her family's century-old adobe house. Doña Ramona witnessed many changes in the intervening years, but her memories of the land and customs she knew as a child are indelible.

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Race, Nation, and Market

The University of Arizona Press

Prior to the Revolution of 1910, economic ideals were a dominant mode of political and social discourse in Mexico. Scholars have focused considerable attention on the expansion of the market economy during this period—particularly its political, economic, and social importance. Richard Weiner now enhances our understanding of ...

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Becoming Maya

The University of Arizona Press

In Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, it is commonly held that the population consists of two ethnic communities: Maya Indians and descendants of Spanish conquerors. As a result, the history of the region is usually seen in terms of conflict between conquerors and conquered that too often ignores the complexity of interaction between ...

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Church and State Education in Revolutionary Mexico City

The University of Arizona Press

Revolution in Mexico sought to subordinate church to state and push the church out of public life. Nevertheless, state and church shared a concern for the nation's social problems. Until the breakdown of church-state cooperation in 1926, they ignored the political chasm separating them to address those problems through education in ...

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Militarism, Ethnicity, and Politics in the Sierra Norte de Puebla, 1917-1930

The University of Arizona Press

In the wake of the Mexican Revolution, citizens in many parts of Mexico experienced turbulent and uncertain times. This book tells the story of how the people of the Sierra Norte de Puebla emerged from those traumatic years and came to terms with the many challenges facing them in the decade that followed. It also examines the ...

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Louis Carlos Bernal

Pima Community College

Louis Carlos Bernal (1941-1993) gained international recognition as a photographer who captured the essence of Mexican American life, and his work is included in such collections as the Oakland Art Museum, the University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography, and the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico. This volume draws on a new ...

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Mexican Murals in Times of Crisis

The University of Arizona Press

Murals have been an important medium of public expression in Mexico since the Mexican Revolution, and names such as Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and José Clemente Orozco will forever be linked with this revolutionary art form. Many people, however, believe that Mexico's renowned mural tradition died with these famous ...

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